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Jillian Cantor

Biography

Jillian Cantor

Jillian Cantor is the author of award-winning and bestselling novels for adults and teens, including IN ANOTHER TIME, THE HOURS COUNT, MARGOT and THE LOST LETTER, which was a USA Today bestseller. She has a BA in English from Penn State University and an MFA from the University of Arizona. Cantor lives in Arizona with her husband and two sons.

Jillian Cantor

Books by Jillian Cantor

by Jillian Cantor - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction

On a sultry August day in 1922, Jay Gatsby is shot dead in his West Egg swimming pool. To the police, it appears to be an open-and-shut case of murder/suicide when the body of George Wilson, a local mechanic, is found in the woods nearby. Then a diamond hairpin is discovered in the bushes by the pool, and three women fall under suspicion. Each holds a key that can unlock the truth to the mysterious life and death of this enigmatic millionaire. Their stories unfold in the years leading up to that fateful summer of 1922, when all three of their lives are on the brink of unraveling. Each woman is pulled deeper into Gatsby’s romantic obsession, with devastating consequences for all of them.

by Jillian Cantor - Fiction, Historical Fiction

On June 19, 1953, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were executed for conspiring to commit espionage. The day Ethel was first arrested in 1950, she left her two young sons with a neighbor and never came home to them again. In THE HOURS COUNT, Jillian Cantor reimagines the life of that neighbor, and the life of Ethel and Julius, an ordinary-seeming Jewish couple who became the only Americans put to death for spying during the Cold War.

by Jillian Cantor - Fiction

A gripping novel that re-imagines Anne Frank's sister's experience in post-war America as Anne's growing status as a cultural icon dramatically upends Margot's own new identity, love, and life.