HNR Issue 72 (May 2015)

The Lost Child

By Caryl Phillips - Published 2015

Genres:

Literary

The Lost Child is several stories – it’s Monica’s and her son’s, framed within the Brontës’ world, and the narrative ...Read Review

The War that Saved My Life

By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Ada has never left her London apartment. Her mother, Mam, a deeply troubled and abusive woman, is too ashamed of Ada’s clubfoot ...Read Review

Black Dove, White Raven

By Elizabeth Wein - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Emilia’s and Teo’s mothers were stunt pilots, flying in 1920s airshows across America despite the Jim Crow laws that made it ...Read Review

The Abbot’s Agreement

By Mel Starr - Published 2014

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1368 England, Hugh Singleton, surgeon and bailiff to Lord Gilbert Talbot of Bampton, is traveling to Oxford along with Arthur, a groom of ...Read Review

Spy of Richmond

By Jocelyn Green - Published 2015

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

Not all southerners supported the South’s secession from the Union. Twenty-three-year- old Sophie Kent is one of them. Her father was a ...Read Review

The Amber Keeper

By Freda Lightfoot - Published 2014

Genres:

Best known for her sagas of historical British life, Lightfoot’s newest release fits with the popular dual-narratives trend, in which family secrets ...Read Review

Behind the Mask: The Life of Vita Sackville-West

By Matthew Dennison - Published 2015

Genres:

Nonfiction

This new biography of Vita Sackville-West is a treasure trove of quotes from letters sent and received by the inimitable iconoclast whose life ...Read Review

Taking on Theodore Roosevelt: How One Senator Defied the President on Brownsville and Shook American Politics

By Harry Lembeck - Published 2015

Genres:

Nonfiction

Gunfire awakens a small south Texas town one August night in 1906, leaving a civilian dead and a policeman wounded. Fort Brown, adjacent to ...Read Review

The Wolf and the Lamb: A Jerusalem Mystery

By Frederick Ramsay - Published 2014

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Why did Pontius Pilate condemn Jesus Christ to death in the year 30 C.E. in Jerusalem? Frederick Ramsay offers readers a different credible ...Read Review

The Brotherhood of Book Hunters

By Raphaël Jerusalmy - Published 2015

Genres:

Literary

Louis XI wants Paris to be the center of the book trade that is emerging after Gutenberg’s invention of the printing press. ...Read Review