HNR Issue 69 (August 2014)

The Boy in His Winter

By Norman Lock - Published 2014

Genres:

LiteraryTime-slip

Huckleberry Finn floats down the Mississippi without aging until the early 21st century, when he encounters Hurricane Katrina. Arrested for his inadvertent involvement ...Read Review

The History Keepers: Nightship to China

By Damian Dibben - Published 2014

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultTime-slip

The third book in The History Keepers series will not disappoint its readers as the adventure continues taking Jake Djones time-travelling from Shakespeare’...Read Review

The Freedom Maze

By Delia Sherman - Published 2014

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultTime-slip

Thirteen-year-old Sophie wants an escape from her parents’ divorce, her father’s impending remarriage, and her mother’s new job, but not if ...Read Review

The Romanov Sisters

By Helen Rappaport - Published 2014

Genres:

Nonfiction

Though most know about the downfall of the Romanovs amid the Russian Revolution and their tragic end in Ekaterinburg in 1918, few know as ...Read Review

Mrs McVinnie’s London Season

By Carla Kelly - Published 2014Published c1990

Genres:

Romance

It is spring in Scotland in 1810, and war widow Jeannie McVinnnie is struggling to maintain her spirits since the death of her husband. ...Read Review

Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed

By John F. Ross - Published 2014

Genres:

Nonfiction

The most inspiring biographies (at least for this reviewer) do more than just recount a life story; they paint a portrait of the ...Read Review

Marathon Conspiracy, The

By Gary Corby - Published 2014Published 2014-04-29

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The skeleton of the pre-Marathon tyrant Hippias mysteriously turns up 30 years after the 490 BC Battle of Marathon. When people realize Hippias was murdered ...Read Review

Queen Elizabeth’s Daughter

By Anne Clinard Barnhill - Published 2014Published 2014-03-18

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When she is orphaned as a young child, Mary Shelton becomes the ward of her cousin, Elizabeth I. Enchanted by the girl, Elizabeth ...Read Review

The Patterer

By Larry Brill - Published 2013-10-15Published 2014

Genres:

London in 1765 is a great place to make a living, especially if you have quick wits and a golden tongue. Leeds Merriweather has ...Read Review

Wolf Hunt: The Napoleonic Murders

By Armand Cabasson - By Isabel Reid (trans.) - Published 2014Published 2014-06-26

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

During the Napoleonic Wars in 1809, Napoleon’s army is camped outside Vienna awaiting reinforcements. Captain Quentin Margont of the 18th Infantry Regiment of ...Read Review