Romantic and vivid, with an interesting cast of characters, fascinating historical detail (especially about the top-secret project during WWII), just a hint of magic realism, and an intricately woven plot, The Last Tiara is delightfully engrossing." —Historical Novel Society

"Engrossing...chronicles a New York City architectís quest to unravel the mystery behind a tiara she finds hidden in a wall of her late motherís Manhattan apartment in 1948. A wonderfully twisty plot that keeps the reader wanting to know more. Fans of Russian history and art will find much to appreciate in this winning story." Publishers Weekly

"Filled with strong female characters, striking plot twists, and heartrending romance, The Last Tiara is historical fiction as its very best. I highly recommend it." —Fiona Davis, New York Times-bestselling author author of The Lions of Fifth Avenue

"This is the book we all need now. In this lush, romantic, expertly-crafted tale of hidden jewels and family secrets, M.J. Rose transports us to 1915 Russia and 1948 New York, to entwine the lives of two strong women. I disappeared into this story and didnít want to come back." —National Bestseller, Wendy Webb author of The Haunting of Brynn Wilder