HNR Issue 80 (May 2017)

Bachelor Girl

By Kim van Alkemade - Published 2018


The time frame of this novel spans 21 years from 1918 to 1939. The plot revolves around Jacob Ruppert, a real person, owner of the Ruppert ...Read Review

The Mask of Command

By Ian Ross - Published 2016



We are back in the 4th century for this tale about the closing years of the Roman Empire, which has split in two, ...Read Review

Claimed by a Highlander

By Margaret Mallory - Published 2016



This story takes place in Scotland in the year 1522. To say it’s a story about a Lowland noble marrying a Highlander may ...Read Review

Trail of Miracles

By Aloma Halter (trans.) - By Smadar Herzfeld - Published 2017



Israeli author Herzfeld’s first English-language release is short but lyrically powerful. Addressing the God she loves, Gittel, a Jewish woman born in ...Read Review

An Uncommon Protector: A Lone Star Hero’s Love Story

By Shelley Shepard Gray - Published 2016



While most of this novel’s action is set in 1867 Texas, there are also some flashback scenes set on Johnson’s Island in ...Read Review

Girl in Disguise

By Greer Macallister - Published 2017


Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

Kate Warne was born in New York State in 1833. By the time she was 23, she was a widow ready to challenge convention by ...Read Review

Retribution Road

By Antonin Varenne - Published 2017



Sergeant Arthur Bowman is a veteran of war, a member of the army of the East India Company, fighting in the Second Anglo-Burmese ...Read Review

The Stolen Child

By Lisa Carey - Published 2017



This mesmerizing novel, set on an isolated, rocky island off the west coast of Ireland in 1959, fairly pulses with passion and magic. Carey ...Read Review

The Other Hoffman Sister

By Ben Fergusson - Published 2017


In 1902, Ingrid Hoffmann’s family moves to German South West Africa, where her father makes his fortune, but the seeds of disaster are ...Read Review

The Signal Flame

By Andrew Krivak - Published 2017



The Signal Flame is a sequel, generations later, to Andrew Krivák’s exquisite debut, The Sojourn. Josef Vinich, a veteran of WWI, ...Read Review

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