Books by Frances Hardinge

CUCKOO SONG by Frances Hardinge
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: May 8, 2015

"Nuanced and intense, this painstakingly created tale mimics the Escher-like constructions of its villainous Architect, fooling the eyes and entangling the emotions of readers willing and able to enter into a world like no other. (Fantasy. 11-14)"
This dense and twisty fantasy set in post-World War I Great Britain mixes monstrous creatures, sibling rivalry, a supernatural doppelgänger, family dysfunction and a kidnapping into a complex brew of eerie atmosphere and unexpected events. Read full book review >
FLY TRAP by Frances Hardinge
FANTASY
Released: May 31, 2011

"Readers will be thrilled she again gives this winning trio a chance to show their better natures while surviving (often causing) trickery, betrayal, fires, riots and social upheaval. (Alternate world fantasy. 11-13)"
Another city unwittingly admits the forces of chaos and widespread panic through its gates in this doorstopper sequel to Fly by Night (2006). Read full book review >
THE LOST CONSPIRACY by Frances Hardinge
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Brilliantly conceived, perfectly executed and utterly mesmerizing. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
Hardinge knows the world of Gullstruck. Read full book review >
WELL WITCHED by Frances Hardinge
FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2008

"Vivid and imaginative. (Fiction. 10-14)"
A fascinating premise, atmospheric description and a collection of quirky characters combine in this British import. Read full book review >