HNR Issue 61 (August 2012)

House of the Hunted

By Mark Mills - Published 2011Published 2012

Genres:

Thriller

In 1919 Petrograd, Tom Nash is a young British agent with a plan to free his Russian girlfriend from prison. His efforts are in ...Read Review

The House of Serenades

By Lina Simoni - Published 2012

Genres:

Giuseppe Berilli, Genoese lawyer and head of one of the city’s most prominent families in 1910, has always lived a privileged life. Wealthy, ...Read Review

Thieftaker

By D.B. Jackson - Published 2012

Genres:

FantasyMystery/Crime

America is not a popular setting for historical fiction these days— a shame, especially as our history is rife with drama and interesting ...Read Review

The P.K. Pinkerton Mysteries: The Case of the Good-Looking Corpse

By Caroline Lawrence - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

Virginia City, U.S.A., 1862. Twelve-year-old P.K. Pinkerton, Virginia City’s youngest private eye, has just taken on his first case. He ...Read Review

Voyagers of the Titanic: Passengers, Sailors, Shipbuilders, Aristocrats, and the Worlds They Came From

By Richard Davenport-Hines - Published 2012

Genres:

Nonfiction

Davenport-Hines has written a half-dozen of masterful biographies and histories, many of them set around the time of the Titanic’s terrible voyage. ...Read Review

The Last Temple

By Hank Hanegraaff - By Sigmund Brouwer - Published 2012

Genres:

InspirationalMilitary

This Christian/historical novel, the third volume of a trilogy, is very well researched. Having not read either of the first two volumes, ...Read Review

A Gentleman Says “I Do”

By Amelia Grey - Published 2012

Genres:

Romance

In this Regency-era romance, Catalina Crisp’s father, Sir Phillip Crisp, is a dissolute poet known for his drunken affairs and his bawdy ...Read Review

Bellringer

By J. Robert Janes - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Chief inspector Louis St-Cyr of the Sureté Nationale and his partner, Detektivinspektor der Kriminalpolizei Hermann Kohler, travel to Vittel in German-occupied France in ...Read Review

Ancient Spirits

By Alice Duncan - Published 2012

Genres:

Adventure

Daisy Gumm Majesty, sham spirit medium, is an endearing narrator surrounded by quirky characters in this light, funny 1920s adventure. In fact Daisy ...Read Review

Violins of Autumn

By Amy McAuley - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Violins of Autumn is the coded message to French patriots that the Allied invasion is imminent. But in the last days before that ...Read Review