HNR Issue 72 (May 2015)

Murder in the Queen’s Garden

By Amanda Carmack - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Murder in the Queen’s Garden is the third book in the Elizabethan Mystery Series by Amanda Carmack. It is 1559, and Elizabeth has ...Read Review

The Creole Princess

By Beth White - Published 2015

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

Mobile, Alabama, 1776. Young Creole beauty Lyse Lanier meets handsome, foppish, Rafe Gonzalez. Rafe is Spanish, at a time when Spain’s political position ...Read Review

Flood of Fire

By Amitav Ghosh - Published 2015

Genres:

EpicSaga

The adjective which springs most readily to mind on reading this book is ‘vast’ – or perhaps I should spell it V – A – S – ...Read Review

On Cimarron

By Paul Joseph Lederer - Published 2015

Genres:

Western

Kansas, 1860, is the setting for this saga of two families – one white and one Kiowa Indian. The Cimarron serves as a physical boundary ...Read Review

Bodies of Light

By Sarah Moss - Published 2014

Genres:

Saga

Bodies of Light is the story of a middle-class family in Victorian Manchester. Ally is the daughter and granddaughter of strong, idealistic women ...Read Review

Blackwell’s Homecoming

By V. E. Ulett - Published 2015

Genres:

AdventureNautical

This is the final chapter in the tale of Captain James Blackwell, of the Royal Navy, and his family, which includes his wife ...Read Review

The Foundling’s War

By Julian Evans (trans.) - By Michel Déon - Published 2015

Genres:

Military

The Foundling’s War takes up the tale of Jean Arnaud, the hero of The Foundling Boy. The story opens in 1940, just as ...Read Review

The Language of the Dead

By Stephen Kelly - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

An old man is found slain under a tree, crows pecking at his eyes. The ritual slaying of Will Blackwood echoes the killing ...Read Review

The Jazz Palace

By Mary Morris - Published 2015

Genres:

Chicago in the early 20th century was not an easy place for immigrants or blacks, but these are the stories told in The ...Read Review

Under the Same Blue Sky

By Pamela Schoenewaldt - Published 2015

Genres:

Saga

As WWI storms across Europe, Hazel Renner’s Pennsylvania family becomes a dreaded “hyphen” – shunned in the place they’ve called home simply ...Read Review