CARTIER'S HOPE



"Rose's latest stand-alone is a Gilded Age gem highlighting social injustices and an ahead-of-her-time woman's resolve to make a difference. Rose's elegant narrative and timely dialog express her characters' humanity and inhumanities, while her research and attention to every detail occasionally make it difficult to separate facts from fiction. A must-read for lovers of atmospheric historical fiction." Library Journal (Starred Review)

"Rose's newest title is complex and compelling, with many threads of history, plot, and character that weave together into a bold, satisfying tapestry. Along the way, she touches on issues society still faces: power, privilege, anti-Semitism, women's sexual, social, and professional rights, and the never-ending struggle for tolerance and equality. Smart, fierce, lovely, and intricate." Kirkus (Starred Review)

"Vivid... The narrative cleverly explores highlights of early 20th-century history and heaps on plenty of intrigue....irresistibly combines elements of mystery, romance, and historical events in this memorable novel." Publishers Weekly

"Engagingly written thriller set against a vibrant historical backdrop." Booklist

"Rose transports readers back in time to a world where the pursuit of power supersedes all aspects of what is right. Vera is a woman who is ahead of her time in her efforts to obtain equal rights and respect for all women. The mix of history with compelling characters both real and fictional is the true priceless treasure in this beautifully written novel." —Jeff Ayers, Associated Press

"I'm a long-time fan and MJ Rose never disappoints. With crisp, addictive prose, Cartier's Hope gives readers a smart, compelling heroine trying to make a career in a man's profession while unraveling family scandals at the same time. A beautiful tale with tantalizing twists." Stephanie Dray, NYT Bestselling author of America's First Daughter

"A twisting tale of greed, revenge, and masked identities that put love and lives at risk...that shines with as much intrigue and mystery as the Hope Diamond itself."†New York Times bestseller Kristina McMorris,†Sold on a Monday

"Nobody conjures up historical mystery like M.J. Rose, and this brilliant, absorbing novel has it all, immersing readers in an unforgettable world that beguiles to the final page. Rose proves once again that her superb storytelling and powerful prose are second to none." —New York Times bestseller, Beatriz Williams, The Golden Hour

"Perfectly melds fact and fiction into an unputdownable tale. A true gem."†National†bestseller†Fiona Davis,†The Chelsea Girls

"Sparkles with intrigue,†romance and passion and surprises with an inspiring journalist heroine... timely, relevant, and sure to resonate with readers.. ends with a shocking twist you won't see coming. Unputdownable!" New York Times†bestseller†Laura Kamoie,†My Dear Hamilton

"M.J. Rose soars with Cartier's Hope. A page-turning quest for the truths that are both intimate and universal. Brava!"† †New York Times bestseller†Pam Jenoff,†The lost Girls of Paris

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"Rarely is there an author who can weave a complex, multi-faceted story that will touch women of all ages. M.J. Rose is just that author. Cartierís Hope shows us that the 1920s and the 1960s, even to present day, are not all that different. M.J. Rose is one of the most talented writers of our time. I love this book! Cheryl Kravetz, Classic Bookshop

"The latest historical novel from M.J. Rose tells the story of journalist Vera Garland, determined to make her mark in NYC just after the turn of the century. Intricate plotting, lively writing, and the Hope Diamond -- what more could a fan of historical fiction want?" Kathy Crowley, Belmont Books

"Love, intrigue and lush descriptions of society as well as of the stirrings of feminism make for a novel that will delight M J Rose fans as well as those discovering her." Fran Keilty, The Hickory Stick Bookshop

"M.J. Rose has written yet another page-turning historical fiction novel. It held me breathless. Romance, Glitz, Mystery in 1910 New York City. This will be great fun to hand sell in January & February to all those gift-certificate holders looking for a great winter read!" Joanne Sinchuk, Mystery to Me

"M.J. Roseís latest book is a fabulous historical adventure following a savvy young woman determined to prove her journalistic chops. As a former journalist and Nellie Bly fan, I loved every minute!" Annie Carl, The Neverending Bookshop

"Iíve been a fan of M.J. Rose for a long time, and I have to say that this is her best novel yet. She's created an unforgettable heroine in Vera Garland, socialite and daughter of a New York department store scion.

"Cartier's Hope is a twisting tale brimming with romance, intrigue, and lush details of old New York that will keep you turning the pages until the immensely satisfying ending. M.J. has outdone herself!" Kym Havens, An Unlikely Story

"Gems like precious diamonds, are similar to life and love, never perfect, always with a flaw. In this realization, there is hope. Hope for real love, hope for forgiveness and hope for acceptance." Christina Coward, Murder by the Book

"Fierce female reporter Vera Garland is the heroine of M.J. Roses's latest gorgeous historical drama. Set in early Twentieth Century NYC, Cartier's Hope contains all the rich beauty and tantalizing danger of a city and period on the verge of change. Rose's attention to detail and lush description had me enthralled. Buy this gem of a novel." Pamela Klinger-Horn, Excelsior Bay Books

"Glitz, glamour, superstition and blackmail collide in this page turner." Paula Longhurst, The Kingís English Bookstore

"I really enjoyed Cartier's Hope; M. J. Rose paints a portrait of 1910s New York City with which I was unaware. Most surprising was the large number of female reporters that were working at that time. Vera/Vee is a smart, interesting character; I liked her double-life, very Scarlet Pimpernel...most of all, I want Vera's apartment over Garland's Department Store!" Meaghan Beasley, Island Bookstore