HNR Issue 57 (August 2011)

Betrayal at Lisson Grove

By Anne Perry - Published 2010Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It is 1895, a time of political upheaval in various parts of Europe. Inspector Pitt of Scotland Yard Special Branch witnesses a murder and, ...Read Review

I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive

By Steve Earle - Published 2011

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

One doesn’t know quite what to expect when a Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter of rock and country music – who is also an actor (...Read Review

A Mother’s Secret

By Dilly Court - Published 2011

Genres:

Romance

If you like books with a pretty girl on the front dressed in period costume looking meaningful and mysterious, perhaps Mills & Boon, ...Read Review

Hearts Aglow

By Tracie Peterson -

Genres:

InspirationalRomanceWestern

Angelina County, Texas, in 1886, is a troubled stew of resentments, but Deborah Vandermark, heroine of Tracie Peterson’s new novel, seems to have ...Read Review

Crying Blood

By Donis Casey - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Set in 1915 on a thriving Oklahoma farm, the Tucker family is embroiled in another mystery when a decade-old skeleton is unearthed on a ...Read Review

Stars of Fire

By Mary Ellen Dennis - Published 2010

Genres:

RomanceWestern

This historical romance ranges between 1820 and 1860. Young James Coleman has a memorable meeting with the child Jenny McAllister in Pennsylvania. They stay in ...Read Review

Nowhere Near Respectable

By Mary Jo Putney - Published 2011

Genres:

Romance

Part of the Lost Lords series, Nowhere Near Respectable mixes romance and Regency history in equal measure and produces a riveting story. Lady ...Read Review

The Emperor’s Gold

By Robert Wilton - Published 2011

Genres:

Thriller

This is a promising debut. Robert Wilton has used his knowledge of government to concoct a story of betrayal and deceit set in 1805, ...Read Review

Monsieur Linh and His Child

By Euan Cameron (trans.) - By Philippe Claudel - Published 2011

Genres:

Literary

Monsieur Linh flees his war-torn country, all his family dead but with a child in his arms whom he must protect at all ...Read Review

A Place of Meadows and Tall Trees

By Clare Dudman - Published 2011

Genres:

Saga

The Welsh heritage of Patagonia is one of the more celebrated quirks of colonial history which first came to my attention, and, I ...Read Review