HNR Issue 55 (February 2011)

The Pirate’s Bastard

By Laura S. Wharton - Published 2010

Genres:

AdventureNautical

This short mid-18th century novel is awash in seafaring legal and piratical, secrets, courtship, blackmail and colonial history of North Carolina and ...Read Review

Death and the Running Patterer

By Robin Adair - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Nicodemus Dunne, formerly a Bow Street Runner, or policeman, is now a good-behavior convict in Sydney, Australia, making his living as a running ...Read Review

Panorama

By H.G. Adler - Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

Originally published in German in 1968, and now finally (and finely) translated into English, Panorama is Prague author H. G. Adler’s stunning “novel ...Read Review

Falconer and the Death of Kings

By Ian Morson - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

William Falconer, cleric and regent master at Oxford University, is called to Paris to learn about the Church’s condemnations of Aristotle while ...Read Review

The Repentant Rake

By Edward Marston - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In a London still recovering from the Great Fire, Christopher Redmayne is busy pursuing his architect’s career when his rakehell brother Henry ...Read Review

More Than Words

By Judith Miller - Published 2010

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

The second volume of Daughters of Amana is set in 1885. Gretchen Kohler’s family is assigned to run an Amana Colony town’s ...Read Review

An Uncommon Bequest

By Emily Harland - Published 2010

Genres:

Romance

Set in Regency England, the story follows the ups and downs of Sophie Garnet, a poor relation, due to her father’s debts, ...Read Review

Mister Darcy’s Secret

By Jane Odiwe - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

Continuing a novel like Pride and Prejudice is a daring enterprise, and Jane Odiwe comes to it steeped in Austen, in all her ...Read Review

Churchill’s Secret Agent

By Linda Ciampoli - By Max Ciampoli - Published 2010

Genres:

AdventureBiographical Fiction

This “novel based on the true story” recounts the exploits of Max Ciampoli, who spent much of the war as “Churchill’s secret ...Read Review

Harbour

By Paul House - Published 2009

Genres:

RomanceSaga

As war breaks out in Europe, and Japanese troops advance towards Hong Kong, Molly Russell, daughter of the wheelchair‑bound Willard, and her ...Read Review

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