HNR Issue 45 (August 2008)

Claudia: Daughter of Rome

By Antoinette May - Published 2007

Genres:

Claudia: Daughter of Rome is set in the early years of the Roman Empire, when the empire is consolidating its political and military ...Read Review

The Merchant’s Mark

By Pat McIntosh - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Augie Morrison had ordered a quantity of books from the Low Countries, planning on keeping some for himself, giving some to his friend, ...Read Review

Midwife of the Blue Ridge

By Christine Blevins - Published 2008

Genres:

This novel begins just after the battle at Culloden Moor in 1746, when young Maggie Duncan joins the Cameron household, having just lost her ...Read Review

Pearl’s Redemption

By C.H. Admirand - Published 2008

Genres:

RomanceWestern

The widow of an abusive man, Pearl Lloyd’s life should have been on the upswing, but things had never been easy. Still ...Read Review

The Resurrection Men

By Sara Fraser - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Thomas Potts is the reluctant, despised, badly paid Parish Constable in 1826 Redditch, centre of needle manufacturing in the Midlands. He has a termagant ...Read Review

The James Boys

By Richard Liebmann-Smith - Published 2008

Genres:

Western

The premise is that outlaws Jesse and Frank James were actually Rob and Wilky, black sheep younger brothers of intellectuals William and Henry ...Read Review

Delicious

By Sherry Thomas - Published 2008

Genres:

Romance

A late 19th-century tale involving identity and the expectations of social class, Delicious is the story of Verity Durant, possibly an aristocrat, who ...Read Review

Valfierno

By Jasper Reid (trans.) - By Martín Caparrós - Published 2008

Genres:

Literary

In 1911, the Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre in Paris. Two years later, an Italian carpenter tried to sell it in Florence, ...Read Review

Abigail’s Secret

By Roberta Grieve - Published 2008

Genres:

Romance

Abigail Cookson lives with her alcoholic father in Chichester. He physically abuses her and spends what little money he earns on beer. Abigail ...Read Review

The Glory Boys

By Douglas Reeman - Published 2008

Genres:

MilitaryNautical

The Mediterranean, 1943. The tide of war is beginning to turn. Lieutenant-Commander Robert Kearton has just taken charge of a newly-formed flotilla of motor ...Read Review

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