“The sophisticated and finely detailed narrative and exquisite storytelling draws readers into an esoteric post-World War I, art deco era. Yet it’s the compassionate and articulate narrator who brings this heartbreaking but hopeful story to life. Unforgettable.” (Library Journal (starred review))
“Rose continues her mesmerizing Daughters of La Lune series with another title that captures the beauty, elegance, tragedy, and enchantment of Paris, this time during the 1920s, and explores magic, spiritualism, and the occult from a fascinating and creative angle. Possibly her best yet. A sensuous, sumptuous, and spellbinding novel.” (Kirkus Reviews)
“Adventure, romance, and otherworldly powers intermix in this satisfying, enchanting work of paranormal historical fiction.” (Booklist)
“Engaging . . . the supernatural blends smoothly with the realistic action.” (Publishers Weekly)
"Passion and emotional artistry . . . transports the reader into the past better than a time machine could accomplish. A simple brushstroke or color invokes so many emotions that it is as if one is admiring a painting rather than devouring prose. The history mixed with the multilayers of the narrative will captivate readers." (The Associated Press)
About the Author
M.J. Rose grew up in New York City mostly in the labyrinthine galleries of the Metropolitan Museum, the dark tunnels and lush gardens of Central Park and reading her mother's favorite books before she was allowed. She is the author of more than a dozen novels, the co-president and founding board member of International Thriller Writers, and the founder of the first marketing company for authors: AuthorBuzz.com. She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.