HNR Issue 37 (August 2006)

The Witness of St. Ansgar’s

By Francis W. Nielsen - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

  The witness of the title is Mario, a young altar boy at St. Ansgar’s German Catholic Church on Manhattan’s Lower ...Read Review

Sunshine After Rain

By Dee Williams - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

  It is April 1912, and sisters Connie and Jenny Dalton wave their father off on his ocean voyage to America. Shortly afterwards comes ...Read Review

Gideon the Cutpurse

By Linda Buckley-Archer - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young AdultTime-slip

  Scriptwriter Linda Buckley-Archer makes a promising debut with Gideon the Cutpurse, the first in a trilogy of young adult time-travel novels. Twelve-year-old ...Read Review

Ophelia

Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

  In a perfect accompaniment to Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Lisa Klein has fleshed out the story of Ophelia for those of us who ...Read Review

The Grand Tour, or The Purloined Coronation Regalia

By Caroline Stevermer - By Patricia C. Wrede - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young AdultHistorical Fantasy

  This is a sequel to Sorcery and Cecelia and tells the further adventures of cousins Kate and Cecelia. The setting is England, ...Read Review

Read On… Historical Fiction : Reading Lists for Every Taste

By Brad Hooper - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

  This guide is intended to serve as a resource for librarians who are asked to recommend historical fiction titles or for readers ...Read Review

Jael’s Story

By Ann Burton - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

  Jael, called “most blessed among women” by the Old Testament prophetess, Deborah, is given a full treatment in Burton’s third entry ...Read Review

On a Highland Shore

By Kathleen Givens - Published 2006

Genres:

Romance

  In 13th century Scotland, Margaret MacDonald, the laird’s daughter, prepares to wed Lachlan, a cousin of the king. When Lachlan betrays ...Read Review

Lady Anne’s Dangerous Man

By Jeane Westin - Published 2006

Genres:

AdventureRomance

  The irresistibly beautiful Lady Anne Gascoigne is anxious to marry the charming, powerful Earl of Waverby and at last be rid of ...Read Review

Perfidy & Perfection

By Kate Allan - Published 2006

Genres:

Romance

  Allan has written a lively tale of a female author in Regency times, when it was supposedly not quite the thing for ...Read Review