HNR Issue 95 (February 2021)

The Woman in the Moonlight

By Patricia Morrisroe - Published 2020

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This is a fictional biography of Countess Giulietta (Julie) Guicciardi, to whom Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata was dedicated in 1802. Little is known about ...Read Review

The Ballad of Hattie Taylor

By Susan Andersen - Published 2021

Genres:

RomanceWestern

Around the turn of the 20th century, an eleven-year-old red-headed orphan arrives in a small town, and her irrepressible curiosity and outspokenness shake ...Read Review

Three Hours in Paris

By Cara Black - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

Cara Black, best known for the Aimée Leduc mystery series, has given us an exciting, fast-paced World War II thriller in Three ...Read Review

Actress

By Anne Enright - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

In Enright’s drily humorous and spare prose, she brings to life the fictional actress, Katherine O’Dell, through the eyes of her ...Read Review

Daphne Byrne (Hill House Comics)

By Laura Marks - Published 2020

Genres:

Thriller

In late 19th-century New York City, during the heyday of spiritualist seances, fourteen-year-old Daphne is filled with rage caused by the sudden death ...Read Review

The Shape of Darkness

By Laura Purcell - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

Set in the city of Bath in the 19th century, The Shape of Darkness is a wonderfully tangled Gothic tale. It features Agnes, ...Read Review

Cyrus

By Kei Kianpoor - Published NaN

Genres:

In approximately 600 BCE, King Astyages of Media dreams that his daughter’s newborn son will dethrone him and dominate the world. The fearful ...Read Review

A Prince and a Spy

By Rory Clements - Published 2021

Genres:

Thriller

1942. The King’s brother, Prince George, Duke of Kent, is killed in a mysterious air crash in the north of Scotland, but was ...Read Review

A Deadly Fortune

By Stacie Murphy - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Gilded Age New York City is a world of possibilities—one woman’s oyster, another’s fraught with danger. Amelia Matthew’s subtle ...Read Review

Highland Heart: Love in the Time of War

By Jacqueline Seewald - Published 2020

Genres:

Romance

In this near-the-Highlands romance, set in 1746, young Frenchwoman Madeleine de Marnay is a 17-year-old who falls inexplicably in love with 28-year-old Colonel Gareth ...Read Review