HNR Issue 58 (November 2011)

Martha

By Diana Wallis Taylor - Published 2011

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

During the reign of the Roman emperor Tiberius, a Jewish family lives a simple life near Jerusalem. The youngest, Mary, is a dreamer; ...Read Review

Hereward

By James Wilde - Published 2011

Genres:

Biographical FictionMilitary

Hereward was born to Leofric of Bourne and Eadgyth, who was great-niece to Duke Oslac and, from scraps of information from old records, ...Read Review

In a Treacherous Court

By Michelle Diener - Published 2011

Genres:

Adventure

John Parker has risen from the London slums to become one of Henry VIII’s most trusted courtiers – a man whose strength, loyalty, ...Read Review

The Pilgrim

By Hugh Nissenson - Published 2011

Genres:

Young Charles Wentworth, motherless from infancy, is raised by his beloved Puritan minister father to lead a pious life in early 17th-century England. ...Read Review

A Father for Daisy

By Karen Abbott - Published 2011

Genres:

Romance

A wonderful romp of a read, this historical romance is set in late 1880s Lancashire. A vicar’s daughter saves baby Daisy from ...Read Review

Butterfly’s Child

By Angela Davis-Gardner - Published 2011

Genres:

Literary

Puccini’s haunting opera, Madame Butterfly, ends with Butterfly’s suicide when her long-awaited lover, the cavalier naval officer, Pinkerton, finally returns to ...Read Review

The Flower to the Painter

By Gary Inbinder - Published 2011

Genres:

Alone at the age of 22 in late 19th-century Florence, with no living relatives and no dowry, the future of expatriate Marcia Brownlow appears ...Read Review

A Moment in the Sun

By John Sayles - Published 2011

Genres:

EpicLiterary

This epic work tells the stories of several men and women caught up in the violent end of 19th-century America. These include Hod ...Read Review

The Tale of Castle Cottage

By Susan Wittig Albert - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In the final installment of The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter, it is 1913 and Beatrix is busy trying to renovate Castle Cottage as ...Read Review

Daughters of War (Leonora Trilogy)

By Hilary Green - Published 2011

Genres:

Saga

Leonora Malham Brown is a fashionable young woman living with her grandmother in upscale London. She is bored, as probably many in her ...Read Review