HNR Issue 95 (February 2021)

At the Stroke of Nine O’Clock

By Jane Davis - Published 2020


London, 1949. Four women with apparently nothing in common have more in common than at first appears. Caroline Wilby has no other option than ...Read Review

Things We Didn’t Say

By Amy Lynn Green - Published 2020


Inspirational Romance

It is 1944, and Johanna Berglund has been accused of treason. She submits in her defense a collection of letters that will prove her ...Read Review

The Year of the Gun (The Irregular)

By H. B. Lyle - Published 2020



This is the third in Lyle’s series of espionage novels set in the early years of the British Secret Service, before WWI.  ...Read Review

Trapped in Hitler’s Web

By Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch - Published 2020


Children/Young Adult

1942 Ukraine and Austria. Eleven-year-old Maria Fediuk has a plan. What is now Ukraine and Poland are in the heart of the war zone ...Read Review

The Dark Sunrise (A Sheriff Aaron Mackey Western)

By Terrence McCauley - Published 2020



In late summer 1889, Montana Territory US Marshal Aaron Mackey has finally captured the homicidal and corrupt mayor of Dover Station, James Grant. But ...Read Review

The Smuggler’s Wife (The Smuggler’s Daughters)

By Evie Grace - Published 2020



Deal, England, 1815. Grace Lenniker’s head has been turned, in two directions – ouch! At seventeen, this smuggler’s daughter faces one of love’...Read Review

The Wreck

By Meg Keneally - Published 2020


By the mid-1800s, the authorities in both England and the rapidly developing young cities in Australia were trying to contain demonstrations and ...Read Review

Jeeves and the Leap of Faith: A Novel in Homage to P. G. Wodehouse

By Ben Schott - Published 2020


Jeeves and the Leap of Faith is Ben Schott’s second romp through the setting and characters created by P. G. Wodehouse, starring ...Read Review

Betrayal of a Republic: Memoirs of a Roman Matrona

By Joost Douma - Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

The life of Cornelia Africana, daughter of famed Roman general Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus and mother to the Gracchi brothers, is recounted through ...Read Review

Absence of Mercy (Lightner and Law Mysteries)

By S. M. Goodwin - Published 2020



In this exciting debut of a new series, Goodwin introduces readers to Detective Inspector Jasper Lightner—a decorated Crimean War hero and one ...Read Review