HNR Issue 51 (February 2010)

Rome, The Emperor’s Spy

By M.C. Scott - Published 2010

Genres:

Thriller

This is a spy thriller which opens in Jerusalem in the reign of Tiberius where a young man, Math, watches as a body ...Read Review

Her Highness’ First Murder

By Peg Herring - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

This mystery, set in 1546, features thirteen-year-old Princess Elizabeth, daughter of Henry VIII, as a detective out to find a killer who is stalking ...Read Review

The Queen’s Dollmaker

By Christine Trent - Published 2009

Genres:

Romance

Trent marries the story of a talented dollmaker to the fate of the French queen, Marie Antoinette, who will eventually lose her head ...Read Review

Recollections of Rosings

By Rebecca Ann Collins - Published 2010

Genres:

Romance

Nothing has prepared Catherine or her daughter Lillian to see a black and smoldering ruin where an elegant house once stood. “Catherine gasped. ...Read Review

Lord Dancy’s Delight

By Emily Johnson - Published 2009

Genres:

Romance

Amelia Longworth is travelling to England from Macaovia Portugal when she encounters Lord Dancy, returning from military duties on the Peninsula. He saves ...Read Review

Becoming Lucy

By Martha Rogers - Published 2010

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

In 1896, sixteen-year-old Lucinda Bishop, a wealthy Bostonian, lost her parents in a tragic accident. Fearing her own life is threatened, she travels to ...Read Review

Rainwater

By Sandra Brown - Published 2009

Genres:

Romance

Ella Barron meets David Rainwater in the midst of the Depression in the summer of 1934. She is busy running her boardinghouse in Texas ...Read Review

The Man in the Wooden Hat

By Jane Gardam - Published 2009

Genres:

Literary

This is a companion novel to Old Filth, published in 2005. As I had not read the first book, this may explain why the ...Read Review

The Promise of Rain

By Donna Milner - Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

This is a moving novel about family, love and war. It is split between the viewpoint of an 11-year-old girl, Ethie, in 1962, trying ...Read Review

A Distant Melody

By Sarah Sundin - Published 2010

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

In 1942, plain Allie Miller travels to northern California for her best friend’s wedding. There, she meets pilot Lt. Walter Novak on his ...Read Review

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