M. J. Rose is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than eighteen novels, including The Book of Lost Fragrances and Cartier's Hope. The television series, Past Lives was based on Rose's novels in the Reincarnationist series. Her books have been translated into more than thirty languages. She is also the founder of authorbuzz.com and the cofounder of 1001darknights.com and Blue Box Press.