Mary Fisk

A Lady To Treasure

By Marianne Ratcliffe - Published 2023

Genres:

Romance

All the familiar tropes of a Regency romance are here, except that the young couple whose love story is beset by misunderstandings and ...Read Review

Lucifer’s Game

By Cristina Loggia - Published 2021

Genres:

Thriller

Rome, 1942. Cordelia Olivieri needs to leave Italy because her Jewish heritage puts her in danger. Father Colombo passes information to the British from ...Read Review

Waking the Tiger

By Mark Wightman - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Singapore, December 1939. The shadow of war in Europe and the expansionist ambitions of Japan hang over the British colony. Inspector Maximo Betancourt’s ...Read Review

A Woman’s War

By S. Block - Published 2019

Genres:

Saga

Simon Block was behind the TV drama Home Fires, and his novel Keep the Home Fires Burning (2018) was reviewed in HNR 86. These introduced ...Read Review

The Girls from Greenway

By Elizabeth Woodcraft - Published 2019

Genres:

Saga

Chelmsford, Essex, in the mid-1960s, is not the most “happening” of towns. Teenager Angie Smith is bored with her factory job and ...Read Review

Death Makes No Distinction: A Dan Foster Mystery

By Lucienne Boyce - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Lucienne Boyce’s late 18th-century Dan Foster mysteries move from strength to strength. In this third adventure, our hero – child street-thief turned pugilist ...Read Review

The Xanthe Schneider Enigma Files

By David Boyle - Published 2019

Genres:

Thriller

In this twisty World War 2 espionage thriller, we follow the missions of Xanthe Schneider, a young American crossword champion from Cincinnati, who happens ...Read Review

The Great Eastern

By Howard Rodman - Published 2019

Genres:

Alternate History

I have never read anything quite like The Great Eastern – an addictive, steampunk fantasy that blends 19th-century fact with characters from 19th-century fiction. ...Read Review

One Enchanted Evening

By Anton Du Beke - Published 2019

Genres:

Anton du Beke is a professional ballroom dancer, well known for his appearances on BBC’s “Strictly Come Dancing”, so he is well ...Read Review

A Death in Chelsea (Mayfair 100 series)

By Lynn Brittney - Published 2019Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the second in the Mayfair 100 series. (The first, Murder in Belgravia, I reviewed for HNR 86 as an online review.) July 1915: Chief ...Read Review