HNR Issue 65 (August 2013)

Death Before Compline

By Sharan Newman - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeShort Stories

Mysteries abound in this compilation of previously published medieval short stories. A wolf that seems to be much more than a normal beast. ...Read Review

The Tudor Conspiracy

By C.W. Gortner - Published 2013

Genres:

Adventure

The Tudor Conspiracy, second in the series by C.W. Gortner, starts off quickly, with Brendan Prescott being recruited by William Cecil to ...Read Review

Drawn to Perfection

By Victoria Owens - Published 2013

Genres:

Saga

Drawn to Perfection is set in the Welsh Marches of the 1750s. Caelica’s mother is ill, her brother faces trial for forgery ...Read Review

Kiku’s Prayer

By Shūsaku Endō - By Van C. Gessel (trans.) - Published 2012

Genres:

InspirationalLiterary

Anyone familiar with Asian literature knows of Shūsaku Endō’s famous novel, Silence, which described the phenomenal faith and persecution of the ...Read Review

The Son

By Philipp Meyer - Published 2013

Genres:

LiterarySagaWestern

As its page count implies, this is a behemoth of a book. And I devoured it in just a few days. Spanning over ...Read Review

Brock’s Traitor

By Tom Taylor - Published 2013

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

Exhausted after only three months of fighting and recovering from a wound suffered at Queenston Heights in October of 1812, Jonathan Westlake is stunned ...Read Review

STAFF PUBLICATIONS: Letters from Skye

By Jessica Brockmole - Published 2013

Genres:

Letters from Skye is a love story told in letters, a favorite form in English novels since the 17th century, which draws us ...Read Review

I’ll Be Seeing You

By Loretta Nyhan - By Suzanne Hayes - Published 2013

Genres:

During World War II, 4-H Clubs would extend their programs to help lonely soldiers’ wives with a pen-pal scheme. Glory Whitehall and Rita ...Read Review

Ratlines

By Stuart Neville - Published 2013

Genres:

Thriller

Ireland, in the summer of 1963, is preparing for a visit from U.S. President John F. Kennedy when a series of murders draws ...Read Review

The Keeper of Secrets

By Julie Thomas - Published 2013

Genres:

The Keeper of Secrets brings together the stories of 14-year-old Simon Horowitz in Berlin in 1939 and 14-year-old Daniel Horowitz in present-day America. Simon ...Read Review