HNR Issue 38 (November 2006)

One Step At A Time

By Beryl Matthews - Published 2006


Amy Carter at 14 lived in rented rooms in Wapping, her mother suffering from TB and her father a merchant seaman often away at ...Read Review

Knights of the Cross

By Tom Harper - Published 2006



In the author’s historical note at the back of the volume, he notes the “catalogue of greed, intrigue, treachery and extraordinary violence ...Read Review

The Boleyn Inheritance

By Philippa Gregory - Published 2006


Gregory’s latest novel focuses on the lives of three women, all of whom bear witness to the Boleyn family’s legacy: Anne ...Read Review

A King’s Trade

By Dewey Lambdin - Published 2006



It’s 1799, and the Napoleonic Wars have just begun. Alan Lewrie, captain of the 32-gun British frigate HMS Proteus, is in trouble – again. ...Read Review


By Yvette Christiansë - Published 2006


“I say, life is a disease women get from men.” Readers of Unconfessed will understand Sila Van den Kapp’s misandry. She is ...Read Review

Gary Jennings’ Aztec Revenge

By Robert Gleason and Junius Podrug - Published 2006



Gleason and Podrug continue the late Gary Jennings’ popular Aztec series, bringing it up to the early 19th century, the Peninsular War in ...Read Review

Dangerous Pursuits

By Alanna Knight - Published 2006



The second book in the Rose McQuinn mystery series is a thoroughly enjoyable introduction to the world of Edinburgh’s first intrepid female ...Read Review

Saint Patrick’s Battalion

By James Alexander Thom - Published 2006



Veteran historical novelist Thom (Sign Talker, Follow the River) leads readers through the conflicted mid- 19th century war with Mexico, as seen through ...Read Review

A Cabinet Of Wonders

By Renee Dodd - Published 2006


Narrated by a dwarf, a wolf-woman, conjoined twins, a tattooed man, and an individual of ambiguous sex – and a few more of God’...Read Review

Hunter’s Dance

By Kathleen Hills - Published 2006 (c2004)



For fans of detective mysteries, there is a lot to enjoy in this, the second appearance of township constable John McIntire, and for ...Read Review

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