HNR Issue 59 (February 2012)

The Winter Palace

By Eva Stachniak - Published 2012

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

When shy Princess Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbst arrives at the Russian court to marry Empress Elizabeth Petrovna’s nephew and heir, Peter, no one ...Read Review

Unrest in Eden

By Florence Byham Weinberg - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

Unrest in Eden is the fourth novel in a series about the adventures of Father Ignaz Pfefferkorn, a character based upon a real-life 18...Read Review

At the King’s Pleasure (Secrets of the Tudor Court)

By Kate Emerson - Published 2011

Genres:

Biographical FictionRomance

The successful author of Pleasure Palace, Between Two Queens and By Royal Decree returns us to the ever-popular Tudor court and another real ...Read Review

A Country Gentleman

By Ann Barker - Published 2011

Genres:

Romance

Lavinia Muir and her friend, the flirtatious Isobel Macclesfield, visit Lavinia’s godmother and her son, Lord Thurlby. He can only recall a ...Read Review

Iago

By David Snodin - Published 2012

Genres:

Adventure

Iago, Shakespeare’s famous villain, has escaped from Cyprus, leaving a trail of corpses behind him. He falls into the hands of Annibale ...Read Review

The Black Hawk

By Joanna Bourne - Published 2011

Genres:

Romance

Joanna Bourne always manages to pack her historical romances with plenty of plot twists, multi-layered characters, and deftly placed historical detail, yet she ...Read Review

The Judas Blade

By John Pilkington - Published 2011

Genres:

AdventureThriller

Betsy Brand, an actress in the relaxed culture of Restoration England, is doing well financially, but her friends and family are not. Being ...Read Review

Star-crossed Seduction

By Jenny Brown - Published 2011

Genres:

Romance

In 1820 Captain Miles Trevelyan is home on leave from India. His main purpose is to find a bride and produce an heir before ...Read Review

A Ship for the King

By Richard Woodman - Published 2011

Genres:

AdventureNautical

Having first gone to sea at the age of sixteen, spending the better part of forty years in various nautical posts, and then ...Read Review

Catching the Eagle

By Karen Charlton - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Catching the Eagle is based on a true story of the theft of £1157 from Kirkley Hall in Northumberland in 1809. Aynsley the steward and ...Read Review

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