HNR Issue 76 (May 2016)

Stealing Games: How John McGraw Transformed Baseball with the 1911 New York Giants

By Maury Klein - Published 2016

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Nonfiction

In 1911, the New York Giants of the National League stole 347 bases, a record that still stands today. The early baseball seasons were known ...Read Review

On This Foundation

By Lynn Austin - Published 2015

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

Nehemiah is a mere cup bearer (food taster) to the King of Persia in a palace one thousand miles from Jerusalem. The King ...Read Review

Rufius

By Sarah Walton - Published 2016

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There are interesting stories alluded to in Sarah Walton’s Rufius, including the destruction of the Great Library at Alexandria, the repository for ...Read Review

Portrait of a Conspiracy: Da Vinci’s Disciples, Book 1

By Donna Russo Morin - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In Renaissance Florence, revenge rules supreme, and the feud between the powerful Medici and Pazzi families colors nearly every aspect of life. When ...Read Review

A Masterpiece of Corruption

By L.C. Tyler - Published 2016

Genres:

Adventure

As a huge fan of Tyler’s Ethelred and Elsie series, I was very happy to receive this to review and even happier ...Read Review

The Eloquence of the Dead

By Conor Brady - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Conor Brady’s latest Joe Swallow procedural (after his debut in A June of Ordinary Murders, HNR 72) involves the 1880s Dublin Detective Sergeant ...Read Review

The Silent Shore of Memory

By John C. Kerr - Published 2016

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Lt. James Barnhill is only 25 when General Hood leads the Fifth Texas Regiment against Little Round Top during the battle of Gettysburg. Hood ...Read Review

Speakers of the Dead: A Walt Whitman Mystery

By J. Aaron Sanders - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

1843: Walt Whitman, reporter and sometime poet, has failed to keep his friend, Lena Stowe, from hanging. Whitman knows Lena would never murder her ...Read Review

A Fine Imitation

By Amber Brock - Published 2016

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Co-ed Vera Longacre is the epitome of an old money New York heiress: intelligent, beautiful, reserved, and above all a compliant daughter—until ...Read Review

Without Leave

By Deborah Fleming - Published 2014

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In 1967 San Francisco, Seaman David Shields is on shore leave from the USS Loyola, having returned from service in the Western Pacific. He ...Read Review