Cartier's hope.

Title Cartier's hope.
Names Rose, M. J.
Book Number LT028559
Title Status Active
Medium Large Type
Annotation New York, 1910: A city of extravagant balls in Fifth Avenue mansions and poor immigrants crammed into crumbling Lower East Side tenements. A city where the suffrage movement is growing stronger every day, but most women reporters are still delegated to the fashion and lifestyle pages. But Vera Garland is set on making her mark in a man's world of serious journalism. Shortly after the world-famous Hope Diamond is acquired for a record sum, Vera begins investigating rumors about schemes by its new owner, jeweler Pierre Cartier, to manipulate its value. Vera is determined to find the truth behind the notorious diamond and its legendary curses-even better when the expose puts her in the same orbit as a magazine publisher whose blackmailing schemes led to the death of her beloved father. Appealing to a young Russian jeweler for help, Vera is unprepared when she begins falling in love with him ... and even more unprepared when she gets caught up in his deceptions and finds herself at risk of losing all she has worked so hard to achieve. Set against the backdrop of New York's glitter and grit, of ruthless men and the atrocities they commit in the pursuit of power, this enthralling historical novel explores our very human needs for love, retribution-and to pursue one's destiny, regardless of the cost.
Local Subject American fiction - Pre 1945 - 813
American literature in English - 810
Historical Fiction - HIF
Historical Fiction - 20th Century - HIT
Romance - Historical Romance - ROH
Hard-cover - HC
Audience Notes A
LC Subject Women journalists - United States - Fiction
Hope diamond - Fiction
Jewelry trade - Corrupt practices - Fiction
Jewelers - Russia - Fiction
Deception - Fiction
Man-woman relationships - Fiction
Nineteen tens - Fiction
New York (N.Y.) - Social life and customs - 20th century - Fiction
Large type books
Historical fiction
Romance fiction
Call Number 813/.54
Language English
Released 2020
Publication Info 2020 Center Point Large Print, Thorndike, Maine
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