HNR Issue 51 (February 2010)

Treasure of the Golden Cheetah

By Suzanne Arruda - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

1920s heroine Jade del Cameron returns in her fifth mystery set in Africa. Independent Jade is mulling over a marriage proposal from her ...Read Review

Homer & Langley

By E. L. Doctorow - Published 2009Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

For a review suited to this journal, it is well to begin by pointing out that the novel is not, and does not ...Read Review

The Murdered House

By Pierre Magnan - Published 2003Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This dense novel bears the weight of tragedy, from the shocking murder of a family in remote upper Provence, France in 1896 to the ...Read Review

Searching for Pemberley

By Mary Lydon Simonsen - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

Searching for Pemberley is a historical romance and mystery of a sort, set in the aftermath of World War II. While living in ...Read Review

The Betrayal of the Blood Lily

By Lauren Willig - Published 2010

Genres:

Romance

Sixth in Willig’s series featuring present day academic Eloise Kelly researching the exploits of aristocratic English spies in the Napoleonic era, this ...Read Review

Eli the Good

By Silas House - Published 2009

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Eli Book is living through the post-Vietnam War frenzy of 1976. His father fought nobly for his country, only to return and be spit ...Read Review

Mr. Langshaw’s Square Piano

By Madeline Goold - Published 2008Published 2009

Genres:

Nonfiction

The author’s search for a second-hand harpsichord on which to play early music led her on a journey that will fascinate the ...Read Review

The Time of Terror

By Seth Hunter - Published 2009Published 2010

Genres:

AdventureNautical

This novel opens in 1793 with Nathaniel Peake, master and commander of the British brig sloop Nereus, patrolling the sea for smugglers off the ...Read Review

Abigail

By Jill Eileen Smith - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical FictionInspirational

As the second wife of the soon-to-be-king David of ancient biblical times, Abigail must contend with hardships and inner turmoil that she thinks ...Read Review

The Highlander’s Sword

By Amanda Forester - Published 2010

Genres:

Romance

Destined for life in a convent, Lady Aila Graham finds herself exchanging marriage vows with Sir Padyen MacClaren. Facing devastation wrought when their ...Read Review