By M.J. Rose

  • M. J. Rose: The Collector of Dying Breaths: A Novel of Suspense

    M. J. Rose: The Collector of Dying Breaths: A Novel of Suspense
    Indie Next Pick Amazon Best of April Mystery/Suspense "Gripping--a suspenseful and enigmatic story... captivating... compelling, imaginative." (Kirkus) "A page-turning, alluring concoction of fiction infused with fantastical yet actual history. Readers will be mesmerized by her enchanting narrative, which takes them on a mystical and magical journey." (Library Journal - Starred "Rose masterfully combines romance, mystery, and dual timelines…The storyline and extensive historical details…are fascinating.” (Romantic Times TOP PICK)) "Mysterious, magical, and mythical…what a joy to read!" (Sara Gruen, New York Times bestselling author of Water for Elephants)


  • M. J. Rose: Seduction: A Novel of Suspense

    M. J. Rose: Seduction: A Novel of Suspense
    Indie Next List. Intriguing, absorbing, and utterly captivating, Seduction will leave you begging for a sequel." —Books & Books "Mysterious, haunting, and tragic, Seduction emerges as a suspenseful alchemy of potent ingredients, beautifully blended, that ignites your senses and leaves you aching for more." (Jamie Ford, New York Times bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet ) "Seduction is an absolute pleasure to read -- clever, suspenseful, exciting, mysterious, learned, and engrossing. Some of the best historical fiction I've read in quite some time and just plain reading fun. M.J. Rose is at the top of her game, and that is saying something." (David Liss, bestselling author of The Twelfth Enchantment )

  • M. J. Rose: The Book of Lost Fragrances: A Novel of Suspense

    M. J. Rose: The Book of Lost Fragrances: A Novel of Suspense
    INDIE NEXT PICK SUSPENSE Best of 2012 PW Best of Mystery/Suspense Spring 2012 "Deliciously sensual...Rose imbues her characters with rich internal lives in a complex plot that races to a satisfying finish." (Publisher's Weekly (starred and boxed) "Compelling... suspenseful tale. Once you catch a whiff, you will be enchanted". - Associated Press "Rose has entered another realm and written what is bound to be one of this year's best books." -- Seattle Post-Intelligencer "The Book of Lost Fragrances by M.J. Rose is an amazing novel, an utterly engrossing thriller that weaves together reincarnation, ancient Egypt, international intrigue, and a lost book of fragrances. Elegantly written, with unforgettable characters and flawlessly realized international settings, here is a novel that will keep you up all night—and leave you with powerful feelings of revelation, wonder, and the infinitude of human possibility." —New York Times bestselling author Douglas Preston

  • Seen on FOXTV as PAST LIFE : The Reincarnationist

    Seen on FOXTV as PAST LIFE : The Reincarnationist
    THE REINCARNATIONIST. Starred Library Journal Review. Starred Publisher's Weekly Review. Booksense Pick for September and 2007 Highlight List. "A fascinating story of reincarnation that is one of the year's most ambitious and entertaining thrillers." - David Montgomery - Chicago Sun-Times

  • May 2010 : The Hypnotist - Best of 2010 Fiction - January Magazine

    May 2010 : The Hypnotist - Best of 2010 Fiction - January Magazine
    "Stunning page-turner" PW - (Starred)-------------- "In the third transfixing thriller in her Reincarnationist series, Rose continues to excite readers with enthralling tales of lives past and present interconnecting." Library Journal

  • People Magazine Pick of the Week : The Memorist

    People Magazine Pick of the Week : The Memorist
    "Gripping… Rose once again skillfully blends past and present with a new set of absorbing characters in a fascinating historical locale." - Starred Review, Library Journal ------------------------------ "Rose's fascinating follow up to The Reincarnationist... skillfully blends past life mysteries with present day chills. The result is a smashing good read." -Starred Review, Publisher's Weekly

  • Finalist for the Gumshoe award for Best Thriller of 2006.: The Venus Fix

    Finalist for the Gumshoe award for Best Thriller of 2006.: The Venus Fix
    "One of the year's best thrillers." -- David Montgomery (reviewer for the Chicago Sun et al.) "M.J. Rose is a bold, unflinching writer and her resolute honesty puts her in a class by herself." - Laura Lippman

  • James Patterson: Thriller: Stories To Keep You Up All Night

    James Patterson: Thriller: Stories To Keep You Up All Night
    I'm a proud member of this anthology that's gotten stars from PW & Library Journal!

  • : Lying In Bed

    Lying In Bed
    After years of toying with the idea... my first erotic novel. In stores May 30th. Order now.

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Comments

susan chodakiewitz

Thanks for your interesting background on what inpsired you to write Mrs. Lieutenant - A Sharon Gold Novel. It's always so incredible that people hold stories for years, nurturing them, molding them until the time is right for the story to be born and shared with others. Thanks for finally putting the story out there for the rest of us who don't have military backgrounds. It's interesting to note...."we've come a long way baby"... but have we really?

Malcolm Campbell

I hope you find a lot of readers who served in the military or who were wives/husbands of those who did: they'll probably read you're story and then remember a lot of things they'd forgotten about those days.

Malcolm

Margay

This sounds like an amazing book, one I think is very timely, even though it is set against the backdrop of Vietnam. I remember what it was like growing up in the shadow of Vietnam - and what it was like when we learned it was over (which I pray will come soon for all of the kids living in the shadow of Iraq). I can only imagine what it was like for the women who sent their husbands over there and then waited for them to return. Isn't it ironic that we may soon elect for President one of the ones who did come back?

Phyllis Zimbler Miller

Thanks, Margay, for your comments. I got chills just reading what you wrote thinking of the men fighting in Vietnam. There's a scene in the movie DEER HUNTER that I've never forgotten -- the unnamed man in those Vietcong metal cages half-submerged in water with blood dripping down his face who had just given up, who was waiting to die.

Karen Harrington

I agree with Margay. What a timely story - one that resonates with similar situations and issues we face today. What literature will come out of this era, huh?

Much success on your tour. I hope your book flies off the shelves - virtually, as well.

Cheers,

Karen Harrington
author, Janeology

Phyllis Zimbler Miller

M.J. --
Enjoyed reading your new marketing column in the August issue of Writer's Digest. I think it's a great idea to have a book marketing column in the magazine.
Phyllis

Tricia Dower

Ha! I was an Army Wife in the '60s and went through the orientation for officer's wives. Enthusing over the luncheon centerpieces, holding an ashtray for the Colonel's Lady, listening in horror as my husband's brigade commander at Ft. Campbell, Ky. talked about itching to lead his men in battle. As it turned out, he did. My husband went to Vietnam with one of the first combat troops in 1966 when I was pregnant with our son. It was a horrible time and it breaks my heart to see it repeated in Iraq.

I will look for your book.

Tricia Dower

Ha! I was an Army Wife in the '60s and went through the orientation for officer's wives. Enthusing over the luncheon centerpieces, holding an ashtray for the Colonel's Lady, listening in horror as my husband's brigade commander at Ft. Campbell, Ky. talked about itching to lead his men in battle. As it turned out, he did. My husband went to Vietnam with one of the first combat troops in 1966 when I was pregnant with our son. It was a horrible time and it breaks my heart to see it repeated in Iraq.

I will look for your book.

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