HNR Issue 41 (August 2007)

A Spell of Swallows

By Sarah Harrison - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

When John Ashe first saw Eadenford, he decided it would do. This cryptic phrase hangs over us throughout the book while we wonder ...Read Review

Gentlemen

By Klas Ostergren (trans. Tiina Nunnally) - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

First published in 1981, then followed by a sequel (Gangsters) in 2005, Gentlemen has achieved cult status in Sweden, and is now available in translation ...Read Review

Best Stories of the American West

By Marc Jaffe (ed.) - Published 2007

Genres:

Short Stories

Best Stories of the American West is the first volume in a series which includes some of the best in contemporary western writing. ...Read Review

Ivy

By Julie Hearn - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The heroine of the book captures the reader’s sympathy as her naivety, beauty and innocence are abused as her story unfolds. Born ...Read Review

The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh

By Linda Colley - Published 2007

Genres:

Nonfiction

The subtitle of this fascinating book is ‘A Woman in World History.’ Because it is not just a biography of a remarkable but ...Read Review

Sword and Blossom

By Momoko Williams - By Peter Pagnamenta - Published 2007

Genres:

Nonfiction

Sword and Blossom is subtitled “A British Officer’s Enduring Love for a Japanese Woman,” but in light of what Arthur Hart-Synnot actually ...Read Review

The Eagle in the Sand

By Simon Scarrow - Published 2007Published 2014

Genres:

Military

Simon Scarrow’s seventh novel has Roman legionnaires Macro and Cato sent to a fort in Judea to investigate disturbing rumours of a ...Read Review

The Lost Diary of Don Juan

By Douglas Carlton Abrams - Published 2007

Genres:

Romance

The Lost Diary of Don Juan is a fresh, new imagining of a legendary character. Don Juan is made for historical fiction, especially ...Read Review

Lady Merry’s Dashing Champion

By Jeane Westin - Published 2007

Genres:

Romance

A case of mistaken identity leads Meriel St. Thomas into a world of courtly intrigue and sensual delights she never thought possible. Orphaned ...Read Review

Never Lie to a Lady

By Liz Carlyle - Published 2007

Genres:

Romance

Lord Nash, notorious for his dark, dashing elegance and the string of women he’s left broken-hearted, comes to Town in 1828 amidst a ...Read Review

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