HNR Issue 59 (February 2012)

The Anatomist’s Apprentice

By Tessa Harris - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

In 1781, when young Lord Crick dies of convulsions, his sister Lydia seeks the help of Dr. Silkstone to ascertain the cause. Silkstone is ...Read Review

The Good Hope

By W. Glyn Jones (trans.) - By William Heinesen - Published 2011

Genres:

Literary

William Heinesen was a native of the Faeroe Islands – where this book is set – although he wrote in Danish. He was renowned as ...Read Review

The Schoolmaster’s Daughter

By John Smolens - Published 2011

Genres:

Adventure

This story, an action-packed, superbly written piece of historical fiction, takes place in Boston and covers the two months from Paul Revere’s ...Read Review

Spartacus: The Gladiator

By Ben Kane - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

Thanks to Hollywood, Spartacus is one of the most familiar figures of Roman history, notorious and glorified for his slave rebellion in the 1...Read Review

A Place Called Armageddon

By C.C. Humphreys - Published 2011

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

The fall of Christian Constantinople to the Turks is a historical fact, but knowing this in no way detracts from the narrative. This ...Read Review

Praetorian

By Simon Scarrow - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Praetorian is the 11th book in the series relating the careers of Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro. A consignment of silver bullion is ...Read Review

A Crimson Warning: A Lady Emily Mystery

By Tasha Alexander - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In Alexander’s latest mystery featuring Lady Emily Hargreaves (after Dangerous to Know, 2010), someone is literally painting the town red, tagging the homes ...Read Review

Wonderland Creek

By Lynn Austin - Published 2011

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

This enchanting story begins in 1936 Blue Island, Illinois, when readers meet dreamy Alice Ripley, who spends her life inside books and whose one ...Read Review

The Confession

By Charles Todd - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Inspector Ian Rutledge, veteran of the Great War and Scotland Yard inspector, returns in his 13th outing, faced with an intriguing confession of ...Read Review

Jesus, My Father, the CIA and Me: A Memoir…of Sorts

By Ian Morgan Cron - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

This memoir rambles a bit, as most memories do, but it begins more or less in the beginning and comes to a conclusion – ...Read Review