HNR Issue 61 (August 2012)

Nazi Princess: Hitler, Lord Rothermere, and Princess Stephanie von Hohenlohe

By Jim Wilson - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

Who knew? Once called by President Roosevelt “more dangerous than 10,000 men,” a part-Jewish Austrian princess – well-known seductress and Mata Hari type figure – was ...Read Review

Harvest of Rubies

By Tessa Afshar - Published 2012

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

A generation after Esther made her own entry into the Persian court (couldn’t Esther be around somewhere as a grandmotherly role model?), ...Read Review

Illuminations

By Mary Sharratt - Published 2012

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

I admit to knowing next to nothing about Hildegard von Bingen before I picked up Mary Sharratt’s novel, Illuminations; by the time ...Read Review

The Mountain of Gold

By J. D. Davies - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureNautical

Young British naval captain Matthew Quinton is on his third mission, hunting down Barbary pirates in the Mediterranean when his ship sights a ...Read Review

The Messenger

By Siri Mitchell - Published 2012

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

The Messenger tells the story of an unlikely pair: war veteran Jeremiah Jones and young Quaker Hannah Sunderland. With meticulous historical details of ...Read Review

Avon Street

By Paul Emanuelli - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The novel begins with a heartrending event as a man drowns his small daughter and then himself in the river. The reasons why ...Read Review

End of the Trail

By Vickie McDonough - Published 2012

Genres:

InspirationalRomanceWestern

For readers who enjoy a blend of Christian fiction with American history, this novel is a warm and comfortable fit. In End of ...Read Review

Mr. Stephenson’s Regret

By David Williams - Published 2012

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The hallmark of any historical novel must surely be that, primarily, it tells an entertaining story whilst at the same time arousing an ...Read Review

Lehrter Station

By David Downing - Published 2012

Genres:

Thriller

This is the fifth novel in Downing’s series that features World War II era journalist John Russell, and the first that I ...Read Review

The Thread

By Victoria Hislop - Published 2012

Genres:

At the beginning of the 20th century, the Greek city of Thessaloniki was populated by a vibrant mixture of Jews, Muslims and Christians. ...Read Review