HNR Issue 58 (November 2011)

Staff Publication: Elizabeth I in Film and Television: A Study of the Major Portrayals

By Bethany Latham - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

Bethany Latham’s Elizabeth I in Film and Television takes a colorful promenade through the past hundred years of the silver screen (and ...Read Review

The Young Elizabeth

By Alison Plowden - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

With excellent excavation of the facts and an engaging style of writing, Plowden explores what life was like for Elizabeth Tudor in the ...Read Review

The Lonely Tree

By Yael Politis - Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

A story that spans over thirty years surrounding the establishment of modern Israel, The Lonely Tree deals heavily in shades of grey. Its ...Read Review

The Fibonacci Confessions

By Graham Wade - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Graham Wade’s debut novel brings Leonardo Pisano—Fibonacci—brilliantly alive as a fictional autobiography. Wade, a musicologist known for his biographies of ...Read Review

Egypt: The Book of Chaos

By Nick Drake - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Tutankhamun is dead and his queen, Ankhesenamun, has married Ay, who is now old and ailing and not likely to live much longer. ...Read Review

The Chalice of Blood

By Peter Tremayne - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It is 670 A.D., and Sister Fidelma is contemplating leaving the world of the religious and committing herself solely to her life as ...Read Review

Reign of Madness

By Lynn Cullen - Published 2011

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Veteran author Lynn Cullen, author of The Creation of Eve, chose Juana la Loca, middle child of Spain’s Isabella of Castile and ...Read Review

Cavalier Queen

By Fiona Mountain - Published 2011

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In 1624 Henrietta Maria, Princess of France, was betrothed to Charles, future King of England as Charles I. Amongst the English delegates sent over ...Read Review

A Killing Frost

By Patricia Wynn - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

A year after German George of Hanover became King of England, the winter was so cold the Thames froze. Thus, the title and ...Read Review

A Night to Surrender

By Tessa Dare - Published 2011

Genres:

Romance

In 1813, Susanna Finch is the only child of a world-renowned inventor of British weaponry. Susannah has made the village of Spindle Cove, called ...Read Review

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