HNR Issue 67 (February 2014)

Shakespeare’s Restless World

By Neil MacGregor - Published 2013



William Shakespeare’s world was in flux, and he embraced those rapid changes in his works. We can use contemporary histories or art ...Read Review

The Fiery Alphabet

By Diane Lefer - Published 2013


We first meet Daniela Meso in 1764 as a 17-year-old prodigy, proficient in mathematics and fluent in Greek and Hebrew, among other languages. She ...Read Review

Miss Billings Treads the Boards

By Carla Kelly - Published (c1993)Published 2013



Miss Billings Treads the Boards offers enormous promise but sadly falls short. In this Regency romance, Henry Tewskbury-Hampton, Fifth Marquess of Grayson, runs ...Read Review

Escape from Paris

By Carolyn Hart - Published 2013



Escape from Paris is romantic suspense set in Occupied Paris in 1940, right before Germany declares war on America and the French resistance begins ...Read Review

Shades of Milk and Honey

By Mary Robinette Kowal - Published 2013


Historical Fantasy

At 28, Jane Ellsworth should be resigned to becoming an old maid. But she can’t help hoping that some gentleman might see beyond ...Read Review

Fashioning History: Current Practices and Principles

By Robert F. Berkhofer Jr. - Published 2012



This is a book on historical practice and the methods used to fashion the past. How should historians position themselves in order to ...Read Review

Grant vs. Lee

By Wayne Vansant - Published 2013


Children/Young AdultMilitaryNonfiction

While this work was labeled as graphic non-fiction, I thought this meant “graphic” in the literary, allegorical sense, as many novels and non-fiction ...Read Review

Esther the Queen

By H. B. Moore - Published 2013



Enjoying an evening walk without wearing their veils, young Esther and her friend come across an agreeable stranger having difficulty with a well. ...Read Review

The Woodville Connection

By K.E. Martin - Published 2013



The illegitimate Francis Cranley’s father was killed in battle fighting for the Duke of York. The Duke then took in the boy, ...Read Review


By Andrew Crumey - Published 2013



Conceived of by a prince, Rheinnstadt will be a great city, both architecturally impressive and culturally diverse; every detail will be mapped and ...Read Review

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