HNR Issue 37 (August 2006)

Counting on Grace

By Elizabeth Winthrop - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

  Living in a Vermont mill town in 1910, 12-year-old Grace expects to join her mother and older sister at the mill soon. Her ...Read Review

Captain John Smith : Jamestown and the Birth of the American Dream

By Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

  Books about both John Smith and the early colonization efforts at Jamestown are numerous, and this book doesn’t cover any new ...Read Review

Faith of My Fathers

By Lynn Austin - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

  Austin’s latest entry in the Chronicles of the Kings series continues the saga of Israel’s King Hezekiah and his palace ...Read Review

The Elixir of Death

By Bernard Knight - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  AD 1195. ‘Crowner John’ – otherwise the splendidly-named Sir John de Wolfe, black-haired and frequently bad tempered – is confronted by an abandoned ship and ...Read Review

La Salle

By John Vernon - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

  La Salle is an epistolary novel that presents a selective view of the explorations by the 17th century French explorer in search ...Read Review

Rekindled

By Tamera Alexander - Published 2006

Genres:

InspirationalRomanceWestern

  Ten years ago, in 1857, Kathryn Jennings gave up a wealthy life in Boston to go west with her new husband, Larson. The ...Read Review

Pauper’s Gold

By Margaret Dickinson - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

In 1854, 12-year-old Hannah Francis is living in the Macclesfield workhouse with her mother. The workhouse master has an agreement with Critchlow’s cotton ...Read Review

A Clearing in the Wild

By Jane Kirkpatrick - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical FictionWestern

The people of Bethel, Missouri, seek to follow God’s word by living both in the world of the 1850s and outside this ...Read Review

Second Sight

By Amanda Quick - Published 2006

Genres:

Romance

When Venetia Milton agreed to photograph some items for the obscure Arcane Society, she didn’t know the powerful attraction she would feel ...Read Review

City for Ransom

By Robert W. Walker - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  Inspector Alastair Ransom is faced with a diabolical and ruthless killer who is stalking the streets of Chicago during the Great Exposition ...Read Review