HNR Issue 73 (August 2015)

This Godforsaken Place

By Cinda Gault - Published 2015



This literary debut novel comprises the account of 22-year-old Abigail Peacock, a British woman who had accompanied her father to remote Wabigoon in ...Read Review

Legacy of Greyladies

By Anna Jacobs - Published 2015



1915. Greyladies, in Wiltshire, is a manor house, half of which the government has requisitioned to house German refugees while Phoebe Latimer, the current ...Read Review

Les Âmes Grises (Grey Souls)

By Hoyt Rogers (trans.) - By Philippe Claudel - Published 2015



France, December 1917, in the midst of the Great War and a harsh winter. In an unidentified town just behind the front line, a ...Read Review


By Jane Petrlik Smolik - Published 2015


Children/Young Adult

The delightful power of imagination compels three young girls to send a very special message and object in a sealed bottle in the ...Read Review

After a Fashion

By Jen Turano - Published 2015



1880s hat shop worker Harriet Peabody botches a delivery and offends a society lady, but is rescued by businessman Oliver Addleshaw. He offers ...Read Review

The Color of Secrets

By Lindsay Ashford - Published 2015


In 1993 in Wolverhampton, England, Eva is perturbed upon glimpsing a photograph on a magazine cover. The caption reads: “Mixed Blessings—Rhiannon’s White ...Read Review

Against a Brightening Sky

By Jaime Lee Moyer - Published 2015



This third in the Delia Martin series shockingly starts with the ghost of a princess pointing to a rooftop gunman – all the warning ...Read Review

An Empire on the Edge: How Britain Came To Fight America

By Nick Bunker - Published 2015



Since the arrival of the Mayflower, the American colonies had been a prized possession of the British Empire. Yet in 1775 violence erupted and ...Read Review

No Better Friend: One Man, One Dog and Their Incredible Story of Courage and Survival in World War II

By Robert Weintraub - Published 2015



In No Better Friend, Weintraub shares the moving story of Judy of Sussex—the only sanctioned canine POW—RAF technician Frank Williams, and ...Read Review

The Dog Master: A Novel of the First Dog

By W. Bruce Cameron - Published 2015


Before there was written history, man traveled in tribes or clans as hunter/gatherers, always searching for food and shelter. Upon the death ...Read Review

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