HNR Issue 40 (May 2007)

Masque of the Gonzagas

By Clare Colvin - Published 1999Published 2007

Genres:

Epic

This panoramic epic of the Italian Renaissance is set in the court of Vincenzo Gonzaga, 4th Duke of Mantua, who has devoted his ...Read Review

The Chatelet Apprentice

By Jean-Francois Parot - By Michael Glencross (trans.) - Published 2007Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Paris, 1761. A senior police officer disappears and raw recruit, Nicolas Le Floch, is instructed to find him. When unidentified human remains come to ...Read Review

The Mesmerist

By Barbara Ewing - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

As Queen Victoria comes to the throne, the mysterious Mrs. Cordelia du Pont begins her meteoric rise to fame and fortune as a ...Read Review

Afternoons with Emily

By Rose MacMurray - Published 2007

Genres:

Literary

This novel, which echoes of the style of some novels of the 19th century, immediately enveloped me, and it has not let go, ...Read Review

Aurora

By Joan Smith - Published 2007

Genres:

Romance

Aurora’s sister, Lady Raiker, is widowed. Lady Raiker is not happy to be confined to the Dower House, whilst that thieving, no-good ...Read Review

Stalking Ivory

By Suzanne Arruda - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

American Jade del Cameron returns in her second mystery, following Mark of the Lion. In her first adventure, Jade, who had served as ...Read Review

Forests of the Night: A Johnny Hawke Novel

By David Stuart Davies - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This first book in a new series set in World War II-era London features ex-cop Johnny Hawke, who has just started a new ...Read Review

Why Shoot a Butler?

By Georgette Heyer - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

When barrister Frank Amberley, who happens to dabble in amateur detection, comes upon a dead body in an abandoned car, furthermore finding a ...Read Review

The Moments Lost

By Bruce Olds - Published 2007

Genres:

Saga

Olds (Bucking the Tiger, Raising Holy Hell), turns his stylish prose toward turbulent American Progressive Era history in The Moments Lost. He traces ...Read Review

Somewhere in Germany

By Stefanie Zweig - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

This is the sequel to Nowhere in Africa, which told the story of the Redlich’s family’s flight from Nazi Germany to ...Read Review