Kristen Hannum

The Last Time I Saw Paris

By Lynn Sheene - Published 2011

Genres:

Romance

In May 1940, Claire Harris’s thuggish millionaire husband discovers the truth about her hardscrabble background. She therefore flees Manhattan for the safety of ...Read Review

Heart of Deception

By M.L. Malcolm - Published 2011

Genres:

Saga

M.L. Malcolm’s previous novel, Heart of Lies, follows young Hungarian expat Leo Hoffman in 1930s Shanghai as he scrambles to salvage ...Read Review

Bloodline Rising

By Katy Moran - Published 2009Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

I recently heard a panel of speakers struggle to define what made a book fit into the “young adult” genre. “Better writing,” they ...Read Review

Under the Poppy

By Kathe Koja - Published 2010

Genres:

Saga

A book that’s all show and no tell, Kathe Koja’s Under the Poppy is a weird whirl of lewd theatrical romps, ...Read Review

Palace of Justice

By Susanne Alleyn - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

October 1793, Paris: Marie Antoinette is on her way to the guillotine, and police investigator Aristide Ravel realizes that a headless body found by ...Read Review

One True Sentence

By Craig McDonald - Published 2011

Genres:

Saga

Nihilism beckoned to “the lost generation” of young, dissolute American writers adrift in 1920s Paris. Author McDonald takes that scene and ramps it ...Read Review

Within My Heart

By Tamera Alexander - Published 2010

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

Rachel Boyd, a widow with two sons, is trying to make a success of her late husband’s dream of a ranch in ...Read Review

The Insane Train

By Sheldon Russell - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Like an old Humphrey Bogart movie, this second Hook Runyon mystery features wisecracking tough guys making their way through a gritty, mid-1940s ...Read Review

Rachel’s Secret

By Susan Sallis - Published 2008

Genres:

Saga

In 1943 two friends, Rachel and Meriel amuse themselves by tracking down imaginary German spies. It all seems a harmless way of spending the ...Read Review

The Keeper of Secrets

By Judith Cutler - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is certainly much more than a run-of-the-mill historical crime novel. A young and idealistic clergyman, the Reverend Tobias Campion, arrives in his ...Read Review