HNR Issue 52 (May 2010)

The Sweet Smell of Decay

By Paul Lawrence - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

London 1664. Charles II is the new king, and the city is coming to terms with new religious and political realities. Harry Lytle is ...Read Review

Fox, Cromwell’s Spy

By Nick McCarty - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

I was glad when I reached the end of this book, especially as I am a Royalist sympathiser. The setting is in rural ...Read Review

By Fire, By Water

By Mitchell James Kaplan - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

In 1492, three events would change Iberia and change the world: Isabella and Ferdinand’s reconquest of Muslim Granada, the expulsion of the Jews ...Read Review

A Game of Sorrows

By Shona MacLean - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Following on from the excellent The Redemption of Alexander Seaton comes the next novel following the adventures of the teacher-hero of the first ...Read Review

The Lightkeeper’s Daughter

By Colleen Coble - Published 2010

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

In the early 1900s, a spunky young woman called Addie lives in a lighthouse on a remote California island. She’s alone except ...Read Review

Hirschfeld’s Friends

By Michael Dean - Published 2010

Genres:

Hans-Max Hirschfeld is Secretary General for Trade and Industry in the Netherlands in 1941, while it is occupied by the Nazis despite their declaration ...Read Review

Stettin Station

By David Downing - Published 2010

Genres:

Thriller

This third in a series finds Anglo-American John Russell with his days in Berlin clearly numbered. Although Nazi Germany is victorious on all ...Read Review

Wildflowers of Terezin

By Robert Elmer - Published 2010

Genres:

InspirationalMilitaryRomance

In Denmark in 1943, Pastor Steffen Peterson, riding his cherished bicycle to visit a parishioner, instead ends up in the middle of a street ...Read Review

The Day the Falls Stood Still

By Cathy Marie Buchanan - Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

1915, Niagara Falls, Canada. This carefully crafted story illuminates both the pre-war status quo – a world where well-brought-up young ladies, like Bess Heath, are ...Read Review

A Murderous Procession

By Ariana Franklin - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The stellar Mistress of the Art of Death series continues! Adelia Aguilar, Salerno-trained physician who has been well-nigh kidnapped by King Henry II, ...Read Review