Author: Susanne Dunlap

Book Review 53: The Musician’s Daughter by Susanne Dunlap

Book Review 53: The Musician’s Daughter by Susanne Dunlap

My Rating: Thumbs Up       I’m not quite sure how I first learned about The Musician’s Daughter by Susanne Dunlap, but I do know that when I found the book on clearance at Half Price Books I squealed with delight. See I’ve always wanted to learn to play the violin so I have a soft spot for novels about violinists. I was excited to get my hands on a copy of this book. Dunlap weaves a tantalizing tale of intrigue right from the start with the mysterious murder of Theresa’s father who is a violinist in the Prince’s orchestra. From that point forward, Theresa is determined to find out who murdered her father and took his beloved violin. With the help of some unlikely allies, Theresa follows a dangerous trail that uncovers astonishing injustices. My favorite parts of The Musician’s Daughter were the strength and dedication Theresa, the main character, and her devotion to music and her drive to discover the truth behind her father’s murder. I also admired Theresa’s love and respect for her father. My papa had taken me to a public execution once, a little over a year before. “Look,” he had told me. “Do […]

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