HNR Issue 82 (November 2017)

Clytemnestra: The Mother’s Blade

By Alice Underwood - By Victoria Grossack - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

Set firmly in the Bronze Age, this novel once again gives us the eternally re-fought conflict that ensued, when the Greek city-states, led ...Read Review

Shadow of Athena

By Elena Douglas - Published 2017


In 7th century B.C.E. Greece, the Fall of Troy is still fresh enough to demand sacrifice. The homeland of the disgraced ...Read Review

By Blood Divided

By James Heneage - Published 2017


By the late 1440s Siward Magoris, varangopoulos of Mistra and trusted officer of Emperor Constantine XI, is used to loss. His whole family ...Read Review

On a Particular Service

By David Donachie - Published 2017



1796, and Lieutenant John Pearce is headed to England on board a hospital ship, his future uncertain. But first there is a small matter ...Read Review

Comanche Captive

By D. Lászlo Conhaim - Published 2017



This story takes place during the U.S. Army’s Red River campaign in 1874 and the removal of Comanche, Kiowa, Cheyenne, and Arapaho ...Read Review

The Soldier’s Curse

By Meg Keneally - By Tom Keneally - Published 2017



Set in 1825 in the early years of the Australian colony, this first novel in The Monsarrat Series is set in Port Macquarie. The ...Read Review

Lady Jayne Disappears

By JOANNA DAVIDSON POLITANO - Published 2017Published 2017-10-03



In the summer of 1861, after Miss Aurelie Harcourt’s debtor father dies in Shepton Mallet Prison, she couldn’t imagine the wild twists ...Read Review

The Curious Affair of the Witch at Wayside Cross

By Lisa Tuttle - Published 2017



This is the second book in the Jesperson and Lane series of gently paranormal mysteries set in the 1890s. The stories are narrated ...Read Review

District Nurse on Call

By Donna Douglas - Published 2017


Set in West Yorkshire in 1926, the latest novel by Donna Douglas introduces us to District Nursing in a mining community in the village ...Read Review

The Twelve-Mile Straight

By Eleanor Henderson - Published 2017



In Depression-era rural Georgia, twin babies are born to Elma Jesup. This would not normally be cause for any eyebrows to be raised, ...Read Review

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