HNR Issue 38 (November 2006)

Cruel Music

By Beverle Graves Myers - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Third in her series of Baroque mysteries, Beverle Graves Myers’s Cruel Music finds Venetian castrato Tito Amato involved in the machinations to ...Read Review

Deceived

By Nicola Cornick - Published 2006

Genres:

Romance

Isabella, English widow of a wastrel foreign prince, is deep in debt. She intends to marry a nobleman so fixed in debtors’ prison ...Read Review

Act Of Love

By Iris Gower - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

On her first day at work as a cleaner at the Palace theatre, Swansea, Ella Burton meets Anthony Weatherby Nichols and falls in ...Read Review

The Book Of True Desires

By Betina Krahn - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Krahn’s second in her Book series (following The Book of the Seven Delights) puts a feminist spin on the adventure tales in ...Read Review

The Limehouse Text

By Will Thomas - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The adventures of Thomas Llewelyn, assistant to Victorian-era “enquiry agent” (private detective) Cyrus Barker, continue with a search through London’s Chinese district ...Read Review

The Whistling Season

By Ivan Doig - Published 2006

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When Paul’s widower father decides to answer an advertisement in the Westwater Gazette (“Can’t cook but doesn’t bite: Housekeeping position ...Read Review

Witch Cradle

By Kathleen Hills - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Although set in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula in 1950, Hunter’s Dance, Kathleen Hills’ previous book in her John McIntire series, could have taken ...Read Review

The Flowers Of Ballygrace

By Geraldine O'Neill - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

                Set in the 1950s Ireland, this novel traces how love and loss shape the emotional growth of Kate Flowers, her wayward brother and ...Read Review

The Woman In The Picture

By James Wilson - Published 2006

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James Wilson’s third novel is set in the late 1920s and 1930s with current day interpolations which become increasingly important as the ...Read Review

Sea Witch

By Helen Hollick - Published 2006Published 2011

Genres:

Fantasy

I really wanted to read Helen Hollick’s latest book; an historical fantasy involving pirates and a white witch served up with lashings ...Read Review