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9 Tips for Observing Your Young Musician
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Techniques
There are three people involved in the education of a young musician: the teacher, parent and child. The role of the parent is the most complex, especially if the parent does not know how to play the musical instrument. The purpose of this booklet is to explore that role and offer strategies for how to take what is taught in the lesson and bring it to the at-home practice session.
The Library and the Lion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,290. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A light fantasy tale of courage, adventure, and statues. Callin’s undergraduate life at Oxford University is full of study, clubs, competitions, and boy-troubles. But a dark secret within her college is about to change her world. Standing up for what is right will test her courage, loyalties, and friendships. That’s a lot to handle when exams are looming, and there's a lion involved...
Helen Versus Handel's Messiah
Series: Helen, Book 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Nonfiction » Music » Classical
Helen, a multi-talented musician and Bach expert, comes under fire from the conservative Christian Right, and very quickly finds herself barred from performing in any sacred works. She retires from the concert stage, a bitter woman. A year later, it is Christmas once again, and Helen and her beloved Marissa try to face the season with joy, but Handel's Messiah gets in the way.
Mr Paganini
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 21,620. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Part 1. It’s the author’s birthday! Time for blank chequebook celebration which include, hog roast, champagne and fireworks ... ‘not’. Someone feels sorry for him and leaves a gift on his step, which will be nice to open at his solo party. The gift though is mega and changes his life. Part 2 tells of the darker, sinister side of the guitar. You probably won’t believe it.
Domestic Violins / A Blanchard House Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,380. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When violist and amateur psychologist Althea Stewart and her best friend, cellist Grace Sullivan, host a memorial luncheon for a deceased friend, the event erupts into a full scale riot, leaving a dead body in its wake. Everyone from the Russian mob to Interpol wants to know who killed the chef, especially the musicians who have gone from being pampered houseguests to prime murder suspects.
Unstrung / A Blanchard House Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Althea Stewart has had it with Hollywood. Fed up with the dog-eat-dog life of a classical musician, her alcoholic ex-husband, and the shallow dating pool know as LA, Althea heads north to Kirkland, WA. She soon convinces her best friend, cellist Grace Sullivan, to join her in opening a private music school in a historic property known as Blanchard House where music meets murder.
The Hurdy Gurdy Boy and the New York Kidnap
Series: The Ghost Detective, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,210. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Held captive in a New York hotel room, the young violinist Tamara appeals to the only person on earth who can help. But Tommy is the ghost of a Victorian street urchin, he knows nothing about twenty first century technology. Using all his ingenuity he sets out to rescue her. The rescue turns into a chase across the US to a mining town in South Dakota and back. Funny, sad and disturbing.
The Death of the Hurdy Gurdy Boy
Series: The Ghost Detective, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,220. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Tommy the street musician is murdered in a London shop doorway one bitterly cold December night in 1882. One hundred and thirty years later his troubled spirit befriends a young violinist, Tamara, and implores her to help him answer the questions "Who?" and "Why?". In doing so she confronts her own problems. Vibrant and funny but occasionally dark and always emotionally truthful.
Sonata for a Scoundrel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,970. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by Fiddlehead Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
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*2014 RITA Finalist!* Set against the glittering backdrop of 19th century celebrity, Sonata for a Scoundrel is the newest lushly passionate full-length historical romance novel from RITA-nominated author Anthea Lawson.
The Fiddle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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The glamorous scene of the 1930's Grandeur Hotel is all that anyone can talk about. But with a mysterious fiddle player and an odd service man, who knows what is really happening at this elite hotel? And will it ever be discovered? Start to unravel the conundrum that surrounds this hotel in the very first of this short story series.