HNR Issue 74 (November 2015)

The Color of Water in July

By Nora Carroll - Published 2015

Genres:

Saga

The languid style of this multi-generational saga suits its locale: a lake resort community in northern Michigan, a place so secluded it feels ...Read Review

Sword of Honor

By David Kirk - Published 2015

Genres:

Military

In Japan in October of 1600, the Battle of Sekigahara decisively provided a path to the Shogunate for Lord Tokugawa. Samurai Musashi Miyamoto survived ...Read Review

The Devil’s Daughters

By Diana Bretherick - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

The second novel from Diana Bretherick is a dark twisting and gothic tale which moves along at a breakneck pace, bringing our hero, ...Read Review

Buffalo Trail

By Jeff Guinn - Published 2015

Genres:

Western

It’s 1873, and young Cash McLendon is stuck in the town of Dodge, Kansas. He and his partner, Bat Masterson, gather buffalo bones ...Read Review

To Wed an Heiress

By Rosanne E. Lortz - Published 2015

Genres:

Romance

Described as ‘a novel of romantic suspense,’ this Regency combines romance and mystery. To rescue the family estate from his late father’s ...Read Review

Mr Scarletti’s Ghost

By Linda Stratmann - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Set in Victorian Brighton, this novel centres around the contemporary obsession with spirit mediums, ghosts and séances. The main character is Mina ...Read Review

Summer at Hideaway Key

By Barbara Davis - Published 2015

Genres:

For the core of her third novel, Barbara Davis takes a staple of historical women’s fiction – the discovery of an old diary – ...Read Review

Tom & Lucky and George & Cokey Flo

By C. Joseph Greaves - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

The beginning of this novel about syndicated crime groups reads like every other Mafia story. Charles Lucky Luciano rises to power by winnowing ...Read Review

Woman with a Blue Pencil

By Gordon McAlpine - Published 2015

Genres:

Literary

Imagine your reaction if you woke up one morning and found that almost two months had passed and no one knows you. It ...Read Review

Death Wears a Mask

By Ashley Weaver - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the second in Weaver’s Amory Ames series, and it is as delightful as the first. Reuniting with Milo, her dashing ...Read Review