HNR Issue 37 (August 2006)

Bloodline

By Fiona Mountain - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  Natasha Blake, a research genealogist, is hired to research the family history of John Hellier, the boyfriend of Charles Seagrove’s granddaughter. ...Read Review

Better Days Ahead

By Charlie Valentine - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

  Better Days Ahead is a novel of hope told in four simultaneous stories. It begins in 1949 when America is on the verge ...Read Review

Angelmonster

By Veronica Bennett - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

  Veronica Bennett’s vivid portrayal of Mary Shelley in Angelmonster guides readers through the inspiration that led to her masterpiece novel, Frankenstein. ...Read Review

Weedflower

By Cynthia Kadohata - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

  Kadohata, winner of the Newbery Medal, has created an inspiring story based upon the wartime misfortunes of her own family. Weedflower is ...Read Review

The Hour of the Cobra

By Maiya Williams - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young AdultTime-slip

  Twins Xavier and Xanthe Alexander travel back in time to the Egypt of Cleopatra, via the magical “alleviators” discovered in a mysterious ...Read Review

The Whiskey Rebellion : George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and the Frontier Rebels Who Challenged America’s Newfound Sovereignty

By William Hogeland - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

  The Whiskey Rebellion in 1794 in western Pennsylvania remains a relatively unknown and unexplored segment of the American past. This brief period of ...Read Review

Nefertiti: The Book of the Dead

By Nick Drake - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  The Queen, ‘The Perfect One’, vanishes just before the festival at their new city to celebrate the new religion worshipping Aten, the ...Read Review

The Duchess of Aquitaine

By Margaret Ball - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

  Ah! A novel about Eleanor that covers her days before Henry II! The historical facts surrounding Eleanor’s life with Henry II ...Read Review

The Temple Dancer

By John Speed - Published 2006

Genres:

AdventureMystery/CrimeRomance

  In the mid-17th century Portuguese colony of Goa, beautiful, sheltered Lucinda Dasana is heir to the family fortune. But her family’...Read Review

An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter

By Cesar Aira (trans. Chris Andrews) - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

This entertaining novella reads like a short story, in that it focuses on one incident and how that incident affects the story’s ...Read Review