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“A marvelously wrought ‘what-if’ story. . . Psychologically subtle, satisfyingly suspenseful, and sensitively written.”

—Margaret George, New York Times bestselling author of Elizabeth I: A Novel

“A compassionate imagining of what might have happened had Anne Frank's sister Margot survived. . .”

—Jenna Blum, New York Times bestselling author of Those Who Save Us and The Stormchasers

“A moving, spellbinding book about sisters, memory, and love. . . Spectacular!”

—Jen Lancaster, New York Times bestselling author of The Tao of Martha

“A moving, affecting novel.”

—Diana Abu-Jaber, author of Crescent and Birds of Paradise

“A haunting meditation on who we really are versus who we wish we had been. . . Glowing as a rare jewel, Margot is about discovering the truths of our lives, no matter what the cost.”

—Caroline Leavitt, New York Times bestselling author of Pictures of You and Is This Tomorrow

“This is a haunting book—emotionally raw, beautifully written, and so close to the bone that it’s jarring to remember, when you come to the end, that Margot Frank isn’t really alive and well. . .”

—Gwen Cooper, New York Times bestselling author of Homer’s Odyssey and Love Saves the Day

“Part love story, part family mystery, this singular, bold, and elegantly paced story is rich with historical imagery. . . Margot is the sort of book that remains with you long after the final page.”

—Ilie Ruby, author of The Salt God’s Daughter and The Language of Trees

“Breathes life into a character we know only from her sister’s famous diary. . .Margot examines history vs. story and how we cling to the fictions we tell ourselves.”

—T. Greenwood, author of Two Rivers, Grace and Bodies of Water

“. . . a beautiful and redeeming new conclusion for a terrible chapter in history. Immediate and realistic, MARGOT brings Anne Frank and her sister to new life, while giving one of them a chance at a better future.”

—Erika Robuck, author of Call Me Zelda

“This is a book that can be read in one sitting, and that will be remembered long after that.”

—Beth Kephart, author of Handling the Truth

“Inventive… Cantor’s ‘what-if’ story combines historical fiction with mounting suspense and romance, but above all, it is an ode to the adoration and competition between sisters.”

O, the Oprah Magazine

“She had me from the start. . . a tender re-imagining”

—Susan Vreeland, New York Times Bestselling Author of Girl in Hyacinth Blue

“A convincing, engaging might-have-been. Frankophiles will want to dig in.”

People, 3.5 stars

“Ingenious. . . will have you smiling -- and fighting off tears.”

Ladies Home Journal, October 2013 Book Club Pick

“a heartbreakingly masterful corollary. . .”

Shelf Awareness, starred review

“intriguing. . .with compelling sensitivity”

USA Today

“deeply moving”

Jewish Exponent

“spare, elegant”

Arizona Jewish Post

“Taut, atmospheric and absorbing. . .”

—Christina Baker Kline, New York Times-bestselling author of Orphan Train

“Fraught with tension and wise with empathy, this is the story of a shameful time in our nation’s history, but also of friendship, love, and loyalty.”

—Laura Moriarty, New York Times-bestselling author of The Chaperone

“a page-turner. . . a wishful, thought-provoking love story”

Bust Magazine

“If Huffington Post Books gave a star rating system for books, Margot deserves five bold stars. ”

The Huffington Post

“Cantor movingly explores questions of identity, of self, and of loss in this thoughtful novel. . . an ideal selection for Jewish book clubs.”

Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle

“A thoughtful speculation about post-war life.”

Kansas City Star, The Star's top books of 2013

“Teens. . .will find much to absorb them”

School Library Journal, Adult Books 4 Teens

“a powerful story about the effects of hiding.”

Library Journal, starred

“Utterly gripping and almost unbearably moving”

—Natasha Solomons, New York Times-bestselling author of The House at Tyneford

“Beautifully written and meticulously researched, this book will leave you wondering about the intersection of truth and politics, responsibility and love, long after you've finished reading it.”

—Anton DiSclafani, New York Times-bestselling author of The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls

“. . .a riveting story of intrigue, desire, and hope.”

—David R. Gillham, New York Times-bestselling author of City of Women

“A finely drawn portrait of McCarthy-era America, by turns heartwarming and haunting.”

—Susan Elia MacNeal, New York Times-bestselling author of the Maggie Hope novels


Upcoming Appearances

  • June 13, 2017

    THE LOST LETTER tour dates coming soon!