Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday #122: Prelude for a Lord

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event that spotlights upcoming releases that we're
eagerly anticipating.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:

Prelude for a Lord by Camille Elliot
Zondervan-August 5, 2014

About the Book
An awkward young woman. A haunted young man. A forbidden instrument. Can the love of music bring them together . . . or will it tear them apart?
Bath, England—1810
At twenty-eight, Alethea Sutherton is past her prime for courtship; but social mores have never been her forté. She might be a lady, but she is first and foremost a musician.
In Regency England, however, the violin is considered an inappropriate instrument for a lady. Ostracized by society for her passion, Alethea practices in secret and waits for her chance to flee to the Continent, where she can play without scandal. 
But when a thief’s interest in her violin endangers her and her family, Alethea is determined to discover the enigmatic origins of her instrument . . . with the help of the dark, brooding Lord Dommick.
Scarred by war, Dommick finds solace only in playing his violin. He is persuaded to help Alethea, and discovers an entirely new yearning in his soul. 

Alethea finds her reluctant heart drawn to Dommick in the sweetest of duets . . . just as the thief’s desperation builds to a tragic crescendo . . .

Why I Want It
This book sounds entirely enjoyable and I know the author is good!


Tanja - Tanychy said...

This sounds like something similar to P&P and it's one of my favorite books. I really hope that this one will be great. :)

Tanja @ Ja čitam, a ti?

Unknown said...

I'm not a fan of period pieces but this looks really good!

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Abbi Hart said...

Tanja-It does sound like it has a similar feel to P&P! I hope you get the chance to read it!

Keira-They are hit or miss for me but this one looks too good to pass up!

Anonymous said...

Not really my genre but it does sound like a good read. Who knows, I might end up picking it up anyway ;)

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Abbi Hart said...

Fiza-It does sound really good! I hope you like it if you do decide to pick it up!

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