HNR Issue 52 (May 2010)

Between Two Queens

By Kate Emerson - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical FictionRomanceSaga

When you are lady in waiting to three of Henry VIII’s queens, there is a very fine line you must walk in ...Read Review

Evangeline

By Ben Farmer - Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

Based on the poem of the same name by Longfellow, Evangeline tells the story of the Great Upheaval, the forcible removal of the ...Read Review

The Confessions of Catherine de Medici

By C.W. Gortner - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Catherine de Medici came to the French court as a reluctant princess: young and naive, and yet somehow she knew her destiny was ...Read Review

No Will but His

By Sarah A. Hoyt - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Of all Henry VIII’s wives, perhaps none is so equally dismissed and pitied as Katherine Howard, the child bride executed for her ...Read Review

Heresy

By S. J. Parris - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The name Giordano Bruno is carved deep into the gravestone of Inquisition heretics. He was burned at the stake in Rome in 1600 for ...Read Review

The Bones of Avalon

By Phil Rickman - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

England 1560, and the young Queen Elizabeth is still settling into her new throne. Whilst trying to usher in a new time of post-Marian ...Read Review

The Heretic’s Wife

By Brenda Rickman Vantrease - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Kate Gough and her brother maintain a London bookshop during the reign of Henry VIII. Their “inventory” contains contraband Lutheran bibles and religious ...Read Review

One Candle’s Light

By Fay Alexander - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

At twelve years old, William Brewster meets a party of courtiers traveling through Scrooby and is instantly drawn to William Davison, who encourages ...Read Review

A Murder on London Bridge

By Susanna Gregory - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It’s 1664 in this latest Thomas Chaloner adventure set in Restoration London, and Lord Chancellor Clarendon, fearing rebellion, sends his spy Chaloner to ...Read Review

The Founding

By Cynthia Harrod-Eagles - Published 2010

Genres:

Saga

Fifteenth-century England was a time of tremendous change. As the Wars of the Roses raged on, a new middle class emerged, comprised mainly ...Read Review