Kristen Hannum

Chimes of a Lost Cathedral (Revolution of Marina M.)

By Janet Fitch - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

At midnight, at the end of this epic 750-page novel that reads with echoes of Pasternak and Tolstoy, I wanted more. That’s ...Read Review

When the Plums Are Ripe

By Amy Reid (trans.) - By Patrice Nganang - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

In French colonial Cameroon, 1940, the poet and civil servant Pouka returns to his village. He finds his father, a kind of seer, having ...Read Review

The Cassandra

By Sharma Shields - Published 2019

Genres:

Set in central Washington in 1944-46, The Cassandra is the story of a young woman, Mildred Groves, who answers the government’s call ...Read Review

The Murder of Harriet Monckton

By Elizabeth Haynes - By Elizabeth Haynes (author) - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This classic tale drops you straight into 1843, the early Victorian era, when unmarried women evidently became pregnant on their own. Men, even the ...Read Review

Bloodmoon: A Mystery of Ancient Ireland (Sister Fidelma Mystery)

By Peter Tremayne - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Sister Fidelma and her husband, Brother Eadulf, are once again on the track of a murderer in 671 AD Ireland. Or, rather, Brother Eadulf ...Read Review

Grenade

By Alan Gratz - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

It’s April 1, 1945. Hideki, 14, stayed in Okinawa when his mother and younger brother evacuated to mainland Japan. He was 13 then, but near enough ...Read Review

News of Our Loved Ones

By Abigail DeWitt - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

Geneviève Delasalle, then 19, was in Paris in 1944, away from her family in Normandy when her home was the stage for the Allied ...Read Review

Hushed in Death – An Inspector Lamb Mystery (Inspector Lamb Mysteries)

By Stephen Kelly - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1942, Detective Chief Inspector Thomas Lamb and his staff are at a run-down estate house that’s been converted for use as a ...Read Review

The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth

By Ken Krimstein - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

I’d never read a graphic biography, not even Persepolis, and so The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt intrigued me. Count me won ...Read Review

Chasing the Wind

By C.C. Humphreys - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Roxy Loewen, an appealing, Derringer-packing protégée of Amelia Earhart, gets back up no matter how many times she’s knocked down. ...Read Review

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