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M.J. Rose

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New York Times Bestseller, 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 believes mystery and magic are all around us but we are too often too busy to notice... books that exaggerate mystery and magic draw attention to it and remind us to look for it and revel in it.

Her most recent novel TIFFANY BLUES (Atria/S&S) was chosen as an Indie Next Pick and takes place during the Jazz age at Louis Comfort Tiffany's Long Island mansion/ art colony.

Rose's work has appeared in many magazines including Oprah Magazine and she has been featured in the New York Times, Newsweek, WS
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“The owl,” he was saying, “is one of the most curious creatures. A bird that stays awake when the rest of the world sleeps. They can see in the dark. I find that so interesting, to be mired in reality when the rest of the world is dreaming. What does he see and what does he know that the rest of the world is missing?”
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Veronica Dale Thanks for becoming my new friend! Laurie King is one of my favorite authors too.
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Lady Alexandrine Hello :) Thank you for adding me. Have a nice weekend! x


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Rusty Nugent Hi M.J.,

Thanks for the friendship. It's nice to meet you. How are you doing? Well, I hope. I am a 42 year old southern dark fantasy author from Mississippi that lives in Tennessee because of Hurricane Katrina. I write about werewolves, vampires, demons, angels, and witches. Come by for a spell, read a sneak of Moonwarriors: In A Blackened Dawn? I appreciate you and your opinion. Please like my page, thanks. https://www.facebook.com/AuthorRustyN...


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Jr. The Reincarnationist Book#6 comes out in April it will be called The Collector of Dying Breaths


A.J. Davidson Hi M.J.
A big hello from a very cold Ireland. Roll on St. Patrick's day.

AJ


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Zoë Sharp Hi MJ

Thanks so much for Friending me. Lovely to catch up with you here and a very Happy New Year to you.

How's the writing going with you?

xxZ


Jeannie and Louis Rigod M.J. I thank you for your friendship and look forward to reading your work.


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Nigia Stephens M.J.,
Thanks for accepting my friendvite! Looking forward to cracking open "The Book of Lost Fragrances." I have three new books I plan to read and yours is one of them.


Wonderkell Hi M.J.,
I just wanted to say that I just finished the first of your books I've ever read, the first of many I will read - The Delilah Complex. I adored this book. Your characters are so well drawn & easy to identify with because they are flawed just like the rest of us. And some of your prose is just so beautiful - lyrical & deep. There are quite a few highlights in my Kindle copy, simply because they were beautifully written & rang true for me. So you've gained yourself another fan! Thanks for bringing us this fantastic series.
All the best, Kellie.


VampireNovelFan Thanks for the friendvite, M.J.!

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Haylee Hello, how are you? Thanks for the friend request! Look forward to discussing books with you
-Haylee


Taznim thanks for the add!


Melissa Thanks for the friend request! Looking forward to sharing more books with you.

Melissa
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Carly Thanks for the friendship M.J. :)


Natasha Thank you for connecting with me on goodreads, I look forward to sharing some good books and some not so good good books with you -♥-
Sincerely Natasha
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Becca Hi M.J. =D


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Katy Thanks for the add!


Matthew Peterson Thanks for the invite. Happy holidays!

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Ed Thanks for the add, M.J. Have a great week.

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