HNR Issue 38 (November 2006)

The Light Of Evening

By Edna O'Brien - Published 2006

Genres:

Literary

The novel opens in the latter half of the 20th century. Dilly, bedridden in a small rural Irish hospital, reminisces about her past ...Read Review

Triangle

By Katherine Weber - Published 2006

Genres:

Almost 150 people died in the Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire in 1911. Triangle opens with a vivid account of the fire by the last living ...Read Review

The Harsh Cry Of The Heron

By Lian Hearn - Published 2006

Genres:

Fantasy

In this engrossing fourth and final volume of Hearn’s Otori series (though a prequel series is in the works), the boundaries between ...Read Review

The Fugitive From Corinth

By Caroline Lawrence - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

80 AD Corinth. This Caroline Lawrence’s tenth Roman mystery, and the young detectives, Nubia, Flavia, Lupus and Jonathan, are in Corinth with Flavia’...Read Review

Lost Voices Of The Edwardians

By Max Arthur - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

This book combines oral history and pictures which include stills from Mitchell and Kenyon film footage in a compilation of hundreds of excerpts ...Read Review

Paper Kisses: A True Love Story

By Reinhard Kaiser (trans. Anthea Bell) - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

“I was not looking for stories when I found Rudolph Kaufmann’s first letters to Ingeborg Magnusson – in May, 1991, at a stamp auction ...Read Review

The High Road To China: George Bogel, The Panchen Lama and the First British Expedition to Tibet

By Kate Teltscher - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is an extraordinary tale of a young Glaswegian, George Bogle, who developed a genuine friendship with the incarnation of the Buddha of ...Read Review

It Wakes In Me

By Kathleen O'Neal Gear - Published 2006

Genres:

Adventure

In what is now west-central Florida in prehistoric times, Sora, the leader of Black Falcon Nation, is suspected of multiple murders, including that ...Read Review

Her Knight Protector: Banewulf Dynasty

By Anne Herries - Published 2006

Genres:

AdventureRomance

The Holy Grail through history has been reverenced as the focus of many a mystical quest, and considered the essence of all that ...Read Review

Courtesan

By Diane Haeger - Published 2006 (c1993)

Genres:

Romance

When the beautiful widow Diane of Poitiers is called back to court, after spending the past five years in exile, she is reluctant ...Read Review