This wonderful debut novel, written by Anstey Harris, a Deal based author and long term friend and supporter of The Big Reveal, is being released this week.
Having already received rave reviews online from a number of industry experts, this promises to be an emotional roller coaster of a story which will take its readers on a moving, powerful, heart-breaking and ultimately uplifting journey. You don't have to know anything about classical music or stringed instruments to really enjoy this book but for those of us that do, it really will make for a fabulous read, not least because Revelation Strings get a mention!........
"Between the simple melody of running her violin shop and the full-blown orchestra of her romantic interludes in Paris with David, her devoted partner of eight years, Grace Atherton has always set her life to music.
Her world revolves entirely around David, for Grace’s own secrets have kept everyone else at bay. Until, suddenly and shockingly, one act tips Grace’s life upside down, and the music seems to stop.
It takes a vivacious old man and a straight-talking teenager to kickstart a new chapter for Grace. In the process, she learns that she is not as alone in the world as she had once thought, that no mistake is insurmountable, and that the quiet moments in life can be something to shout about …"
'Brilliantly and movingly written' Dorothy Koomson
'An impressively powerful debut' Claire Frost, Fabulous Magazine
'As elegant and uplifting as a classical sonata, with added kick from its unforgettably quirky characters. I was both engrossed in and moved by this fabulous debut' Catherine Isaac, author of R&J Book Club pick You Me Everything
'A moving, beautifully written, uplifting debut about mending broken hearts through friendship. The twists and turns make it impossible to put down' Sarah J. Harris
'What a total joy!' Fanny Blake
‘This book was so different from anything I’ve read before… it was beautiful, uplifting and really taught me a thing or two about the world of stringed instruments… The characters are diverse, the setting beautiful and the subject matter unique’ Fabulous Book Fiend