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Julie K. Rose's novels feature complicated, compelling characters seeking to overcome their pasts--and themselves. Her stories evoke a vivid sense of time and place through a keen ear for dialog and beautifully elegant prose.

A member of the Historical Novel Society, Julie earned a B.A. in Humanities and an M.A. in English. She lives in the Bay Area with her husband and loves reading, following the San Francisco Giants, watching episodes of Doctor Who, and enjoying the amazing natural beauty of Northern California.

Oleanna, short-listed for finalists in the 2011 Faulkner-Wisdom literary competition, is her second novel. The Pilgrim Glass, a finalist in the 2005 Faulkner-Wisdom competition and semi-finalist in the 2009 Amazon Breakthrough Nove...more


I'm so pleased to contribute my article on Norwegian suffragettes to the Celebrating Women series hosted by Oh, For the Hook of a Book! Women's suffrage in Norway is deeply entwined with its independence movement, which came to a head in 1905, thanks in many respects to the suffrage movement. Come on over to learn more about these pioneering women!

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Average rating: 3.76 · 113 ratings · 59 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Oleanna
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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What a treat to spend time with Blackwell and Mercedes again. Not only was this an exciting story, it was filled with the fascinating culture and history of Hawai'i. Thoroughly entertaining, and I learned so much as well!
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Cheryl Thank you, Julie, for sending me a signed copy of your first novel, THE PILGRIM GLASS. The mystery, the setting, and the powers of the glass all predict a favorite read!
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