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The Orphans Tale

The Orphan's Tale

by Pam Jenoff

A powerful novel of friendship set in a traveling circus during World War II, The Orphan's Tale introduces two extraordinary women and their harrowing stories of sacrifice and survival Sixteen-year-old Noa has been cast out in disgrace after beco...

Narrator: Jennifer Wydra
Published: 02/21/2017
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Orphan 8

Orphan #8

by Kim van Alkemade

A stunning debut novel in the vein of Sarah Waters’ historical fiction and inspired by true events, it tells the fascinating story of a woman who must choose between revenge and mercy when she encounters the doctor who subjected her to dangerous...

Narrator: Ginny Auer
Published: 08/04/2015
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Orphan X

Orphan X

by Gregg Hurwitz

"Orphan X is the most gripping, high-octane thriller I've read in a long, long time. Hang onto your seat because Gregg Hurwitz will take you on a dizzying ride you'll not soon forget!" —Tess GerritsenThe Nowhere Man is a legendary figure spoken ...

Narrator: Scott Brick
Published: 01/19/2016
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Orphans

Orphans

by Lyle Kessler

In a rundown house in Philadelphia live two orphan brothers: the reclusive, frightened Philip and the violent pickpocket thief, Treat. Into this savage and ferociously funny world enters Harold, a shadowy underworld figure of power and influence who i...

Narrator: Kevin Anderson
Published: 10/25/2009
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The Orphan Army

The Orphan Army

by Jonathan Maberry

Milo’s Louisiana bayou is overrun with alien bug invaders and magical creatures in this start to a breathtaking series from bestselling author Jonathan Maberry.In a world filled with Bugs—monsters that ceaselessly ravage the Earth—Mi...

Narrator: Kirby Heyborne
Published: 05/19/2015
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Orphan of Destiny

Orphan of Destiny

by Michael P. Spradlin

Michael P. Spradlin has written over a dozen books for children, including the Youngest Templar trilogy and the Spy Goddess novels, as well as several picture books. He was born in Michigan, where he learned to write by chiseling the alphabet into sto...

Narrator: Paul Boehmer
Published: 11/02/2010
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The Orphan Masters Son

The Orphan Master's Son

by Adam Johnson

JUN DO'S mother was a singer. That was all Jun Do's father, the Orphan Master, would say about her. The Orphan Master kept a photograph of a woman in his small room at Long Tomorrows. She was quite lovely-eyes large and sideways looking, lips pursed w...

Narrator: Adam Johnson
Published: 01/10/2012
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Orphan Train Rider

Orphan Train Rider

by Andrea Warren

Between 1854 and 1930, more than 200,000 orphaned or abandoned children were sent west on orphan trains to find new homes. Some were adopted by loving families; others were not as fortunate. In recent years, some of the riders have begun to share thei...

Narrator: Laura Hicks
Published: 04/01/2013
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The Orphanmaster

The Orphanmaster

by Jean Zimmerman

 Praise for The Orphanmaster:“The Orphanmaster is a sweeping novel of great and precise imaginative intelligence; it's also the most entertaining and believable historical novel I've read in years. Jean Zimmerman is a debut novelist who alr...

Narrator: George Guidall
Published: 06/19/2012
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The Astor Orphan

The Astor Orphan

by Alexandra Aldrich

Alexandra Aldrich, a direct descendant of the famous Astor dynasty, grew up in the servants' quarters of Rokeby, the forty-three-room Hudson Valley mansion built by her ancestors. Her childhood was one of bohemian neglect and real privation. But i...

Narrator: Tavia Gilbert
Published: 05/14/2013
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The Orphans Promise

The Orphans' Promise

by Pierre Grimbert

“In a fantasy world containing magicans, gods, and mortals, telepathic communication with animals doesn’t seem too far-fetched. In this new spin on epic fantasy, Pierre Grimbert tackles a world beset with shadowy thieves and mystical empir...

The Secret of Ji #2
Narrator: Michael Page
Published: 12/17/2013
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Pastel Orphans

Pastel Orphans

by Gemma Liviero

In 1930s Berlin, young Henrik, the son of a Jewish father and Aryan mother, watches the world around him crumbling: people are rioting in the streets, a strange yellow star begins appearing in shop windows, and friends are forced to move—or they...

Narrator: Amy McFadden
Published: 06/02/2015
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City of Orphans

City of Orphans

by Avi

Newbery Medal-winning author Avi has penned over 50 novels for children and young adults. His historical fiction, in particular, is often singled out for glowing praise thanks to his engaging characters and carefully researched period details. In City...

Narrator: Chris Sorensen
Published: 10/17/2011
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The Orphan Choir

The Orphan Choir

by Sophie Hannah

Louise has no reason left to stay in the city. She can't see her son, Joseph, who is away at boarding school, where he performs in a prestigious boys' choir. Her troublesome neighbor has begun blasting choral music at all hours of the night - and to m...

Narrator: Rebecca Shelbourn-...
Published: 01/28/2014
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The Orphan Mother

The Orphan Mother

by Robert Hicks

An epic account of one remarkable woman's quest for justice from the New York Times bestselling author of The Widow of the South and A Separate Country.In the years following the Civil War, Mariah Reddick, former slave to Carrie McGavock--the "Wido...

Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Published: 09/13/2016
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Widows  Orphans

Widows & Orphans

by Susan Meissner

When attorney Rachael Flynn learns her bighearted younger brother has been arrested, she at first takes it in stride; Joshua has been in trouble before when his zeal for helping the downtrodden and disadvantaged pitted him against the law. But this ti...

Narrator: Tavia Gilbert
Published: 07/15/2016
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Orphan Island

Orphan Island

by Laurel Snyder

"A wondrous book, wise and wild and deeply true." —Kelly Barnhill, Newbery Medal-winning author of The Girl Who Drank the MoonFor readers who loved Sara Pennypacker's Pax and Lois Lowry's The Giver comes a deep, compelling, heartbreaki...

Narrator: Kim Mai Guest
Published: 05/30/2017
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When We Were Orphans

When We Were Orphans

by Kazuo Ishiguro

A masterful novel from one of the most admired writers of our time.Christopher Banks, an English boy born in early-20th-century Shanghai, is orphaned at age nine when both his mother and father disappear under suspicious circumstances. He grows up to ...

Narrator: John Lee
Published: 06/21/2005
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The Orphaned Swimming Pool

The Orphaned Swimming Pool

by John Updike

The extraordinarily evocative stories depict the generation born in a small-town America during the Depression and growing up in a world where the old sexual morality was turned around and material comforts were easily had. Yet, as these stories refle...

Narrator: John Updike
Published: 08/11/2009
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The Orphan of Ellis Island

The Orphan of Ellis Island

by Elvira Woodruff

Dominic Cantori is ashamed that he is an orphan, afraid to expose his terrible secret. But one day, accidentally locked in a deserted museum on Ellis Island, the voice of an old Italian immigrant speaks to him from a display, transporting him to Italy...

Narrator: Lloyd James
Published: 01/01/2006
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The Mystery of the Orphan Train

The Mystery of the Orphan Train

by Gertrude Chandler Warne...

The Aldens visit an old Kansas inn that’s full of secrets! Nobody knows why a famous photographer visited the inn just to take a single picture. And what about the other legendary guest — a heroic young stranger who’d com...

Narrator: Aimee Lilly
Published: 11/26/2013
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The Orphans of Race Point

The Orphans of Race Point

by Patry Francis

A passionate and page-turning saga with an unsolved murder that consumes three lives over several decades in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Told through these three voices THE ORPHANS OF RACE POINT is a novel of suspense, betrayal, and the different way...

Narrator: Amanda Cobb
Published: 05/22/2014
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Seven Wonders Journals The Select and The Orphan

Seven Wonders Journals: The Selec...

by Peter Lerangis

The adventure continues in these two original novellas—The Select and The Orphan—based on the epic series Seven Wonders.The Select tells the story of thirteen-year-old Burt Wenders, the first documented carrier of the G7W gene, and his fat...

Narrator: Ariana Delawari
Published: 04/22/2014
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