HNR Issue 45 (August 2008)

Fanon

By John Edgar Wideman - Published 2008

Genres:

Literary

Franz Fanon, who died in 1961, is most famous for his book, The Wretched of the Earth, which excoriated racism and colonialism. A psychiatrist ...Read Review

Bewitched

By Sandra Schwab - Published 2008

Genres:

FantasyRomance

In 1820, a magical mishap that turns her uncle’s house blue sends Amelia Bourne to the marriage mart in London, stripped of all ...Read Review

The Red Necklace

By Sally Gardner - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasy

This book is a winner. Set during the French Revolution, the plot centers on a young Gypsy boy, Yann, who uses his mind-reading ...Read Review

The Road to Vengeance (The Strongbow Saga, Book Three)

By Judson Roberts - Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

This is the third book in Roberts’ Viking adventure series and begins where the last book finished. Recommended as reading for the over-fourteens, ...Read Review

The First Blitz

By Neil Hanson - Published 2008

Genres:

MilitaryNonfiction

This is an accessible and highly readable account of the German bombing of London and other strategic targets in England during WW1. Germany’...Read Review

The Sun’s Bride

By Gillian Bradshaw - Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureNautical

The Eastern Mediterranean, 246 BC. The Rhodian warship Atalanta and her naked crew (that got your attention) come across and destroy a pirate ship. ...Read Review

The Paths of the Air

By Alys Clare - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Sir Josse d’Acquin is sitting by his fireside wondering where his life is going when a mysterious stranger comes to the door ...Read Review

The Heretic’s Daughter

By Kathleen Kent - Published 2008 (UK)Published 2008 (US)

Genres:

With The Heretic’s Daughter, debut author Kathleen Kent has taken the tragic story of Martha Carrier, a victim of the witch trials ...Read Review

The Fields of Fortune

By Jessica Stirling - Published 2008

Genres:

RomanceSaga

On the brink of being coerced into an unwanted marriage to an old, albeit rich, neighbour, young Nicola Templeton flees to Georgian Edinburgh ...Read Review

Cherrybrook Rose

By Tania Crosse - Published 2008

Genres:

Romance

Rose Maddiford, the daughter of the manager of the gunpowder mills at Cherrybrook, has no time for a husband; she devotes all her ...Read Review