HNR Issue 49 (August 2009)

Riding Vengeance with the James Gang

By Donald L. Gilmore - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionWestern

In the preface to this novel about the notorious gang headed by Frank and Jesse James, Gilmore expresses how difficult it was to ...Read Review

The Last Dickens

By Matthew Pearl - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Charles Dickens has just died, and his final novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, is unfinished. Boston publisher James R Osgood is expecting ...Read Review

A Love to Last Forever

By Tracie Peterson - Published 2009

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

A Love to Last Forever, the second in the Brides of Gallatin County trilogy, focuses on Beth, the middle Gallatin sister. Beth is ...Read Review

All Other Nights

By Dara Horn - Published 2009

Genres:

MilitaryMystery/Crime

The title to this brilliant and thought-provoking novel comes from a question asked to the youngest participant at a Passover seder: Why is ...Read Review

Shanghai Girls

By Lisa See - Published 2009

Genres:

LiterarySaga

Pearl and May are two sisters born in Shanghai, China, in the early 20th century. Raised in luxury with traditional Chinese parents, they ...Read Review

The Belly Dancer

By DeAnna Cameron - Published 2009

Genres:

At the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, young wife Dora Chambers hopes that her appointment as one of the Fair’s Lady Managers will ...Read Review

The Summer House

By Mary Nichols - Published 2009

Genres:

Saga

Lady Helen Barstairs marries her soldier husband at her family’s request and regrets it almost instantly when she meets Oliver Donovan. Their ...Read Review

My Cousin Caroline

By Rebecca Ann Collins - Published 2009

Genres:

LiterarySaga

This is, before you rush out and buy it, book six in a ten-book series following on from the events in Pride and ...Read Review

Loving Mr. Darcy

By Sharon Lathan - Published 2009

Genres:

Literary

My idea of good company is that of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation. But, I fear Loving Mr. ...Read Review

A Gentleman of Fortune

By Anna Dean - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the second novel featuring amateur detective Miss Dido Kent and is set during the Regency period. This was a new author ...Read Review