The Luthier's Apprentice (Violinist Detective Series, book 1)
Release date: May 15, 2014 ebook: August 15, 2014 paperback
Genre: YA Fantasy/Mystery
When a psychopathic violinist starts kidnapping other violinists around the world, 16 year old Emma must hunt her down before her own beloved violin teacher is killed.
Niccolo Paganini (1782-1840), one of the greatest violinists who ever lived and rumored to have made a pact with the devil, has somehow transferred unique powers to another...
When violinists around the world mysteriously vanish, 16-year-old Emma Braun takes notice. But
when her beloved violin teacher disappears... Emma takes charge. With Sherlock Holmes fanatic, not
to mention gorgeous Corey Fletcher, Emma discovers a parallel world ruled by an ex-violinist turned evil sorceress who wants to rule the music world on her own terms.
But why are only men violinists captured and not women? What is the connection between Emma's family, the sorceress, and the infamous Niccolo Paganini?
Emma must unravel the mystery in order to save her teacher from the fatal destiny that awaits him. And undo the curse that torments her family—before evil wins and she becomes the next luthier's apprentice...
Award-winning author Mayra Calvani has penned over ten books for children and adults in genres ranging from picture books to nonfiction to paranormal fantasy novels. She's had over 300 articles, short stories, interviews and reviews published in magazines such as The Writer, Writer's Journal and Bloomsbury Review, among others. A native of San Juan Puerto Rico, she now resides in Brussels, Belgium.
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