HNR Issue 72 (May 2015)

Precious Pawn

By Mary Martin Devlin - Published 2014


“Can fortune fail to shine on a face like that?” In 1743, with visions of her extraordinary beauty dancing in his head, the degenerate ...Read Review

Say Yes to the Marquess

By Tessa Dare - Published 2014



Rafe Brandon, Britain’s four-time heavyweight champion, is determined that his older brother, Piers, the Marquess of Granville, will marry Miss Clio Whitmore ...Read Review

Love’s Rescue (Keys of Promise #1)

By Christine Johnson - Published 2015



In 1850, deeply mourning her mother, Elizabeth returns home to run her father’s household. She oversees the house slaves whilst fending off an ...Read Review

Shadow of the Hangman

By Edward Marston - Published 2015



London, 1815. The Napoleonic wars are over but Britain, although victorious, is reeling from civil unrest. The Home Secretary, Lord Sidmouth, has much on ...Read Review

The Widow’s Confession

By Sophia Tobin - Published 2015



In the summer of 1851, a disparate group of “incomers” converges on the seaside resort of Broadstairs. American widow Delphine Beck is running from ...Read Review

A Sparrow in Terezin

By Kristy Cambron - Published 2015



Perhaps unfairly, when I finish the first chapter or two of a novel, I form an opinion of what I can expect from ...Read Review

Driving the King

By Ravi Howard - Published 2015


The timing for this book about racial inequality couldn’t be more perfect, amid protests over white police killings of black men and ...Read Review

The Sweetheart

By Angelina Mirabella - Published 2014


As a gawky teenager in 1950s Philadelphia, Leoni Putzkammer dreams about being someone else: someone who is popular, self-assured, and never embarrassed by ...Read Review

The Trouble with the Truth

By Edna Robinson - Published 2015



This coming-of-age tale plunges us, like delighted house guests, into the midst of a family so eccentric and charming that we wish we ...Read Review

A War of Flowers (Clara Vine 3)

By Jane Thynne - Published 2014Published 2014-11-20Published 2015



A War of Flowers is the next in the series of the Clara Vine espionage thrillers. In my previous review of The Winter ...Read Review