Kristen Hannum

A Plague of Bogles

By Catherine Jinks - Published 2015


AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Orphan Jem lives in Victorian London in the good old days, when children were cheap labor and, if unwary, food for the monstrous ...Read Review

The Last Flight of Poxl West: A Novel

By Daniel Torday - Published 2015


Elijah Goldstein, in his mid-teens in the 1980s, idolizes his uncle, Poxl West, a broad-shouldered war hero who flew for the Royal Air ...Read Review

Orla’s Canvas

By Mary Sharnick - Published 2015


Eleven-year-old Orla Gwen Gleason lives in St. Suplice, Louisiana, during the upheaval of the Civil Rights era. She’s fatherless; her mother is ...Read Review

The Silent Boy

By Andrew Taylor - Published 2015Published 2016



‘Say nothing. Not a word to anyone. Whatever you see. Whatever you hear.’ That warning begins The Silent Boy, where, in 1792, in the ...Read Review

Whistling Women

By Kelly Romo - Published 2015


Whistling Women begins as Addie Bates, 32, who lives in a nudist colony in northern California in the mid-1930s, learns that her days ...Read Review

The Pope’s Daughter

By Dario Fo - Published 2015


Biographical FictionLiterary

Lucrezia Borgia was Pope Alexander VI’s daughter. One of the most famous women in history, she was the beautiful victim of her ...Read Review

Prisoner of the Queen

By E. Knight - Published 2015


Biographical Fiction

This is the story of Lady Katherine Grey, sister of Lady Jane Grey, the doomed queen who perched on the throne for nine ...Read Review

Blood of a Stone

By Jeanne Lyet Gassman - Published 2015


Demetrios, 18, lives in 1st-century Judea, a time and place roiling with different cultures, religions, and change. He’s seen nothing but bad luck ...Read Review

Wish Me Luck As You Wave Me Goodbye

By Marius Gabriel - Published 2015


Isobel fiercely mothered her sisters Chiara and Felicity when the three British girls were orphaned, not caring what the world thought. Now that ...Read Review

Corridors of the Night

By Anne Perry - Published 2015



In this, the 21st installment of her bestselling Victorian-era William Monk series, the Thames River Policeman’s wife, Hester Monk, is back to ...Read Review