HNR Issue 39 (February 2007)

Dawn of Empire

By Sam Barone - Published 2006 (US)Published 2007 (UK)

Genres:

AdventureEpic

On the eastern bank of the Tigris five thousand years ago, Orak grew into a rich and powerful village, settled by merchants, traders ...Read Review

Lord of Seduction

By Paula Quinn - Published 2006

Genres:

Romance

In 11th century England, Lady Tanon Risande, goddaughter of William the Conqueror, unexpectedly finds herself betrothed to Gareth ap Owain, a dangerous Welsh ...Read Review

Inés of My Soul

By Isabel Allende - By Margaret Sayers Peden - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

Doña Inés Suárez tells the epic story of her life and the conquest of Chile in this fictional biography. Iné...Read Review

Wolf’s Temptation

By Donna Birdsell - Published 2006

Genres:

RomanceThriller

It is 1776 and Ethan Gray, a spymaster called the Wolf, is on the hunt for a smuggler shipping arms to colonial rebels in ...Read Review

Jane and the Barque of Frailty

By Stephanie Barron - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Miss Jane Austen has left cozy Chawton for a month in London overseeing the printing of her first novel, Sense and Sensibility. Busy ...Read Review

Rose Alley

By Audrey Howard -

Genres:

Romance

Audrey Howard’s new book is classic Victorian melodrama. From the foetid Liverpool slum of the title, Queenie Logan and her improbably named ...Read Review

The Twisting Vine

By Margaret Muir - Published 2006

Genres:

Romance

When Lord Farnley’s young daughter dies, her maid, Lucy Oldfield, is ordered to burn the child’s expensive French doll. Unable to ...Read Review

The Pure Land

By Alan Spence - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Closely based on historical fact, this is the story of Thomas Glover, the young Aberdeen merchant who became known as the Scottish samurai, ...Read Review

The Secret

By Elizabeth Gill - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1944, when Jaime Gray is killed in an air raid, life is turned upside down for his wife, Ailsa, and their two children. ...Read Review

The Alibi Club

By Francine Mathews - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It is the summer of 1940 in Paris, and the Germans are beginning their invasion. Sally King, an American model for the House of ...Read Review

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