HNR Issue 72 (May 2015)

Caravaggio: Signed in Blood

By Mark David Smith - Published 2015

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Beppo is the servant of a wine seller in early 17th-century Rome, an orphan whose home is far away. His master is murdered, ...Read Review

Twilight of Empire: War at the Edge of the World

By Ian Ross - Published 2015

Genres:

Military

Aurelius Castus has worked his way up through the ranks of the Roman army – facing death and hardship – to become a Centurion, and ...Read Review

The Bluestocking and the Rake

By Norma Darcy - Published 2015

Genres:

Romance

In this Regency romance the Earl of Marcham decides to settle down and marry, not only to fulfill his duty to provide an ...Read Review

Mightier Than the Sword

By Jeffrey Archer - Published 2015

Genres:

Thriller

On the maiden voyage of a transatlantic liner, Emma, the chairman of the board of Barrington’s, the owner, and her husband Harry ...Read Review

Captain of Dragoons

By Ronald Welch - Published 2015

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

1704. The expansionist designs of Louis XIV of France, who has his eye on the Spanish Netherlands, threatens European stability. The British army under ...Read Review

The Nuns of Sant’ Ambrogio: The True Story of a Convent in Scandal

By Hubert Wolf - By Ruth Martin (trans.) - Published 2015

Genres:

Nonfiction

In 1853, Katharina von Hohenzollern, twice widowed, finally followed her heart’s desire and entered a convent. But she got a little more than ...Read Review

Deadly Election

By Lindsey Davis - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Flavia Albia, originally from Britain, is the adopted daughter of Marcus Didius Falco, a well-known detective in ancient Rome. When a rotting corpse ...Read Review

The Dragon of Handale

By Cassandra Clark - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Fifth in the Abbess Hildegard mystery series, this installment sees Hildegard returning to England after a year abroad, with the decision before her ...Read Review

The Midwife’s Revolt

By Jodi Daynard - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In the spring of 1775, America finds itself at war with England. Young Jeb and Lizzie Boylston said goodbye to one another after settling ...Read Review

Decorum

By Kaaren Christopherson - Published 2015

Genres:

Romance

Decorum is a story of manners set in Gilded Age New York, where money and society meant everything. Francesca Lund is an orphaned ...Read Review