HNR Issue 66 (November 2013)

The Devil of Clan Sinclair

By Karen Ranney - Published 2013



American Virginia Traylor is forced into marriage with a titled British noble to satisfy the desires of her social climbing father. After his ...Read Review

Crowning Deception

By Clifford Peacock - Published 2013



In 1940, King Carol of Romania fled his country in the face of a Nazi-inspired coup, leaving behind the crown jewels. They were never ...Read Review

A Horse Called Hero

By Sam Angus - Published 2013


Children/Young Adult

1940. World War II is raging. Dodo, and her nine-year-old horse-mad brother, Wolfie, live in London, a dangerous place during the Blitz. When their ...Read Review

Meeting Cezanne

By Michael Morpurgo - Published 2013


Children/Young Adult

In this charming little book, British Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo tells the story of Yannick, a young Parisian boy who is sent ...Read Review

My Friend the Enemy

By Dan Smith - Published 2013


Children/Young Adult

1941, a village in North-East England. German warplanes frequently drop superfluous incendiary bombs after bombing Newcastle shipyards. Peter, aged twelve, playing in the woods, ...Read Review

The Inheritor’s Powder: A Cautionary Tale of Poison, Betrayal and Greed

By Sandra Hempel - Published 2013



In 1833, in the village of Plumstead, elderly George Bodle, along with all those in his household, falls ill immediately after breakfast. While others ...Read Review

The Elixir of Immortality

By Gabi Gleichmann - Published 2013



Ari Spinoza, the last surviving member of his family, is dying. Childless and at the end of his family’s long line of ...Read Review

Steel Blues

By Jo Graham - By Melissa Scott - Published 2013


Historical Fantasy

In Steel Blues, the second in the Order of the Air Series, Melissa Scott and Jo Graham tell the gripping story of the ...Read Review


By J. Robert Janes - Published 2013



Jean-Louis St-Cyr and Hermann Kohler make up the intriguing duo of detectives fighting everyday crime in Paris during the German occupation. Brutal assaults ...Read Review

Dandy Gilver and a Deadly Measure of Brimstone

By Catriona McPherson - Published 2013



Dandy, the eponymous heroine, is one half of an unusual detective pairing. Together with her partner Alec Osborne, she is asked to investigate ...Read Review