HNR Issue 61 (August 2012)

The Potter’s Hand

By A.N. Wilson - Published 2012

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In his capacious new novel, Wilson brings his combined skills as novelist and biographer to the life of the great potter, inventor and ...Read Review

The Ghosts of Athens

By Richard Blake - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

Athens of 612 AD is a decadent and vulnerable city, threatened by starving barbarian tribes. Richard Blake’s protagonist, Aelric, a senator of the ...Read Review

Bring Up the Bodies

By Hilary Mantel - Published 2012

Genres:

Literary

It is 1535, and Henry VIII has become bored with Anne Boleyn. After upheaving the country and the Church in his efforts to divorce ...Read Review

Fate

By L.R. Fredericks - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureMystery/Crime

In 1717, on his 17th birthday, Lord Francis Damory discovers a book linking him to his great-great grandfather, Tobias, an alchemist who may yet ...Read Review

In Too Deep

By Mary Connealy - Published 2012

Genres:

InspirationalRomanceWestern

1866 Colorado: Rather than return East, widowed Audra reluctantly agrees to an arranged marriage to her stepdaughter’s brother-in-law, Ethan. Both have issues that ...Read Review

Deadly Legacy

By Alanna Knight - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the seventh novel featuring Inspector Faro’s daughter Rose McQuinn, who works as a private investigator. Rose agrees to help old ...Read Review

A Blaze of Glory: A Novel of the Battle of Shiloh

By Jeff Shaara - Published 2012

Genres:

Military

While Lee and McClellan spar in the Eastern theater of what has become a full-blown war, Union and Confederate forces are squaring off ...Read Review

The Laurels of Lake Constance

By Harry Mathews (trans.) - By Marie Chaix - Published 2012

Genres:

Literary

Nazi sympathizers – especially Nazi sympathizers in war-torn France – are atypical protagonists in historical novels. Albert B. is a chemical engineer whose anti-Communist fervor ...Read Review

Trouble Brewing

By Dolores Gordon-Smith - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

On a friend’s recommendation, Harold Rushton Hunt, owner of Hunt Coffee, asks Jack Haldean to find out what happened to his great-nephew. ...Read Review

For the Love of Catherine

By Carole Llewellyn - Published 2012

Genres:

Romance

Crossing on the Titanic to see her sister on the New York stage, a young mother, Mair (the heroine of the story); her ...Read Review

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