HNR Issue 59 (February 2012)

The Song of Achilles

By Madeline Miller - Published 2011Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureEpicLiterary

Whether you are fascinated by the history and the people of The Iliad, or you’re looking for an achingly good love story, ...Read Review

At the Mercy of the Queen

By Anne Clinard Barnhill - Published 2012

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Margaret “Madge” Shelton of Norfolk, Anne Boleyn’s pretty 14-year-old cousin, becomes lady-in-waiting to the new queen, accompanied to court by her nurse ...Read Review

Thief

By Linda Windsor - Published 2011

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

Caden O’Byrne is grievously wounded while fighting Saxon invaders at King Arthur’s side and is healed by a Lothian widow. She ...Read Review

My Wicked Little Lies

By Victoria Alexander - Published 2012

Genres:

Romance

Two years into her marriage to the Earl of Waterston, Evelyn Hadley-Atwater is asked to return to her former post as an intelligence ...Read Review

No One Is Here Except All of Us

By Ramona Ausubel - Published 2012

Genres:

Literary

It’s 1939, and in the small Jewish town of Zalischik, Romania, the villagers know that bad things are happening in the rest of ...Read Review

Rain Falls Like Mercy

By Jack Todd - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeWestern

Rain Falls Like Mercy, the third book in Jack Todd’s western trilogy after Sun Going Down and Come Again No More, actually ...Read Review

On Ugliness

By Umberto Eco - Published 2007Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

A companion piece to Eco’s On Beauty, this book explores the culture, politics and aesthetics of ugliness through a history of art ...Read Review

Tyranny and the Lash

By Stephen Wade - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

Stephen Wade’s brief survey of the history of the penal system in Britain from the 12th to the 21st century is an ...Read Review

Painted Women

By Robert Kresge - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeWestern

Monday Malone is the sole lawman in the frontier town of Warbonnet, Wyoming Territory. When his brother is framed for the murder of ...Read Review

Hawke’s Tor

By E. V. Thompson - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Nineteenth-century Cornwall provides the setting for this tale of illicit affairs and murder. Superintendent Amos Hawke and Sergeant Tom Churchyard are the sole ...Read Review

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