HNR Issue 40 (May 2007)

Rogues, Writers, & Whores: Dining with the Rich & Infamous, or A Stock of Scrumptious Stories from the Centuries

By Daniel Rogov - Published 2007

Genres:

Nonfiction

“I hate people who are not serious about their meals,” quips Oscar Wilde in the introduction of this delightful collection of anecdotes and ...Read Review

The Eagle’s Prophecy

By Simon Scarrow - Published 2006

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

The first US edition of the sixth novel in Scarrow’s epic series of the Roman army begins in Rome, in the year ...Read Review

Blood on the Strand

By Susanna Gregory - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Spring 1663, the eve of the third year of the Restoration, but all is not well in the capital city. Wealthy merchant Matthew Webb ...Read Review

Pelagia and the Black Monk

By Boris Akunin - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Did you know that Boris Akunin writes detective stories as well as thrillers? Neither did I, but the first two of his Sister ...Read Review

Then Came Faith

By Louise M. Gouge - Published 2006

Genres:

Romance

Juliana Harris arrives in New Orleans to do her part in helping to rebuild the South at the end of the Civil War. ...Read Review

Imposture

By Benjamin Markovits - Published 2007

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Dr Polidori was the youngest ever graduate in medicine, an unfortunate achievement as, through sheer incompetence, all his patients died. In 1816 he became ...Read Review

Blessings in Disguise

By Jessica Stirling - Published 2007

Genres:

Romance

When Nolan McKenna brings his sisters to Glasgow they are penniless. They pretend to be the long-lost relatives of Cissie Cassidy, a middle-aged ...Read Review

Band of Eagles

By Frank Barnard - Published 2007

Genres:

Military

Summer 1941. Malta is held by the British and is strategic for supplies and defence in the continuing war effort. Englishman Kit Curtis and ...Read Review

Death Called to the Bar

By David Dickinson - Published 2005Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In February 1902, during a feast at the Inns of Court, a senior barrister mysteriously dies. When a second man is shot dead, Lord ...Read Review

The Kommandant’s Girl

By Pam Jenoff - Published 2007

Genres:

Romance

Emma Bau has been married only a few weeks when the Germans smash into Poland. In a short time, her husband Jacob disappears ...Read Review