The Luthier’s Apprentice by Mayra Calvani immerses the reader from the onset into the world of sixteen-year old Emma Braun with the mind boggling latest newspaper headlines, “Another Violinist Vanishes.” What? How is it even possible for a person to vanish without a trace and why always a violinist?
An accomplished violinist herself, Emma is intrigued by the latest disappearance considering it’s her very own violin instructor. Determined to find answers, Emma finds herself caught between two worlds while seeking answers to her ever-mounding questions. Resulting in discovering untold truths that rock Emma’s world to her core. Is it possible to have one foot in two different worlds? Can she accept these truths and live a normal life or does she succumb to the dark side?
Mayra Calvani’s expert storytelling intertwined with her love for violins and knack for compelling fantasy mysteries will have the reader’s heart pounding out of their chests. Come along for the spectacular journey of Emma Braun and once you reach the end you will be yearning for more.
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