HNR Issue 43 (February 2008)

The Palace of Illusions

By Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni - Published 2008

Genres:

FantasyLiterary

Set in a mythic age, “when the lives of men and gods still intersected,” this new novel from feminist writer Divakaruni retells the ...Read Review

Everlasting

By Kathleen E. Woodiwiss - Published 2007

Genres:

Romance

If a serious historical novel is meat and potatoes, this romance is a sweet, fluffy dessert. Just don’t expect historical veracity. We ...Read Review

The Musketeer’s Apprentice

By Sarah D’Almeida - Published 2007

Genres:

AdventureMystery/Crime

Seeking his apprentice’s killer, Musketeer Porthos calls upon his comrades for aid in this plot-twisting historical mystery set during the reign of ...Read Review

Bone Rattler

By Eliot Pattison - Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureMystery/Crime

It’s the mid-18th century, and young Highland Scot Duncan McCallum is on a convict ship bound for the New World. Most ...Read Review

Deadly Shoals

By Joan Druett - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeNautical

Off the coast of Patagonia, January 1839: William “Wiki” Coffin, Maori son of a Yankee sea captain, serves as linguist for the U.S. ...Read Review

Not Yet Drown’d

By Peg Kingman - Published 2007

Genres:

Adventure

Catherine MacDonald, a young Scottish widow who has temporarily settled into the Edinburgh home of her older brother, finds her quiet life suddenly ...Read Review

The Shanghai Tunnel

By Sharan Newman - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the first in Sharan Newman’s Emily Stratton series. Newman always possesses the special key to a portal that transports her ...Read Review

The Tale of Hawthorn House

By Susan Wittig Albert - Published 2007

Genres:

FantasyMystery/Crime

This fourth volume in Albert’s series featuring children’s author Beatrix Potter and her friends, both human and animal, takes place in 1908, ...Read Review

The Kind One

By Tom Epperson - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Danny Landon knows his hoodlum acquaintances call him Two Gun Danny, but that is about all he knows about himself. His memory erased ...Read Review

Bury Her Deep

By Catriona McPherson - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Captivating and beautifully written, this third book in the Dandy Gilver mystery series is set in 1920s Scotland. Our heroine, a respectable matron ...Read Review

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