Thirteen-year-old pianist Liza Cantrell is used to posting in her family’s magical diary now, but she’s had a hard time adjusting to life in the shadow of violinist Rebecca Stirling. And even as Liza’s widowed mother Beth is fending off the nicest guy on Wilkes Island, Liza is finding herself getting closer to her new friend Trace Manion—a gifted artist Rebecca seems set on claiming for herself! More
She’s never had stage fright before. Why is she queasy this time?
Liza Cantrell adores her piano and her home at Rosemary Ridge, the herb farm owned by her widowed mother, Beth. Liza lives in hope Beth will come to love their neighbor David Rolfe, a great guy who’s been waiting for years. And along with best friends Holly Greer and Megan Allen, Liza has formed a rewarding new friendship with eighth grade classmate Trace Manion. What Liza doesn’t like one bit is how nervous she’s feeling about performing for the spring concert at Wilkes Island School. Liza’s musical partner is Rebecca Stirling, a raucous, hotshot violinist who’s everything Liza is not. Well, maybe they do have something in common—and Liza is afraid it’s Trace!