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Review and Giveaway: A Note Yet Unsung by Tamera Alexander March 17, 2017

Filed under: Book Reviews — Melissa Finnegan @ 3:59 pm
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A master violinist trained in Vienna, Rebekah Carrington manages to wheedle her way into an audition with the maestro at the newly formed Nashville Philharmonic. But women are “far too fragile and frail” for the rigors of an orchestra, and Rebekah’s hopes are swiftly dashed because the conductor–determined to leave his mark on the world of classical music–bows to public opinion. To make matters worse, Adelicia Acklen Cheatham, mistress of Belmont Mansion and Rebekah’s new employer, agrees with him.

Nationally acclaimed conductor Nathaniel Tate Whitcomb is Nashville’s new orchestra leader. And despite a reluctant muse–and a strange buzzing and recurring pain in his head–he must finish composing his symphony before the grand opening of the city’s new opera hall. But far more pressing, he must finish it for the one who first inspired his love of music–his father, who is dying. As Tate’s ailment worsens, he believes Rebekah can help him finish his symphony. But how do you win back a woman’s trust when you’ve robbed her of her dream?

As music moves us to tears yet makes our hearts soar, A Note Yet Unsung captures the splendor of classical music at a time when women’s hard-won strides in cultural issues changed not only world history–but the hearts of men.

My thoughts and giveaway:

Believe it or not I have never read a book by Tamera. I just have never gotten around to it. But now I see what all the fuss is about. She is an extremely talented author.

Reading this book was like meeting an old friend. I easily fell into step with this story. It helped, of course, that the main character was a musician. I could very much relate to her love of music.

Rebekah is an easy character to like. She is struggling with her role as a female musician and something is also up with her step-father. Things that are hinted at early in the book had me very concerned for Rebekah’s safety and the support she would receive from her mother.

Tate is likable too (but not to Rebekah right away). But since we know his thoughts we can understand where he is coming from with the decisions he had to make.

I couldn’t wait to see how Tamera would unveil their relationship and how these two would fall in love. It didn’t disappoint.

If you enjoy historical romance I have no doubt you would enjoy this book.


Visit Tamera here.Β 

Grab your copy at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, or your favorite retailer.

Leave a comment by March 30th for your chance to win a copy of this book. One winner will be chosen by (U.S. addresses only. I will not replace books lost or damaged in the mail.)

A copy of this book was given to me by the publisher. All opinions are my own.Β 


24 Responses to “Review and Giveaway: A Note Yet Unsung by Tamera Alexander”

  1. MH Says:

    I’ve never read a book by her either, though I’ve wanted to for a long time. This book looks particularly interesting.

  2. Pam K. Says:

    I really enjoy Tamera’s books in this Belmont Mansion series and also in her Belle Meade Plantation series. I need to find the time to go back and read her earlier books since I’ve heard they are really good too. Thanks for the review and giveaway of A Note Yet Unsung. I’d love to win!

  3. agboss777 Says:

    I’ve not read any of Tamera’s books yet, but they are on my TBR list. Thanks for the GREAT review! I have heard rave reviews of A Note Yet Unsung. Since I first heard about this book, it totally intrigued me. I love the musical storyline as I come from a musical family. Thanks for the opportunity of this giveaway! ~Alison Boss

  4. carylkane Says:

    I’ve not yet had the pleasure of reading Tamera’s books. Thank you for the wonderful review and giveaway.

  5. It has been quite awhile since I’ve read any of Tamara’s books. I am particularly interested in the musical aspect of this novel. Thanks so much for the review and giveaway. πŸ™‚

  6. conniepsaunders Says:

    Historical fiction is one of my favorite genres. Thank you for sharing this post.

  7. Karen Says:

    I haven’t read any of Tamera’s books yet, either, but this book is on my TBR list! It sounds so fascinating, and I love the musical element.

  8. Kathryn Voss Says:

    This was an excellent book. I would love to add it to my collection.

  9. Cathy Says:

    I have read many of Tamara’s books, starting with the two historical series which were set in the West. Always a very good read! Thanks!

  10. Teresa Rose Says:

    I would love a copy of this book by one of my favorite authors.

  11. Lucy Reynolds Says:

    I have the first two books in this series and loved them. Thank you for the chance. Blessings

  12. pattymh2000 Says:

    I am reading To Win Her Favor by Tamera right now, excellent writing. Would love to win another book by her.

  13. Diana Guz Says:

    I have read all of Tamera’s books and can’t wait to read this one!! She’s so talented! πŸ™‚ Plus that cover is just stunning…
    Thank you for the giveaway!
    dguz55 AT gmail DOT com

  14. I’ve read some of her earlier books and really enjoyed them. I need to check out her more recent books. This one in particular, sounds like I would enjoy it.

  15. MH Says:

    Would love to read this book. Heard so much about it!

  16. Karen Hadley Says:

    I do enjoy Tamera’s books and look forward to reading this. karenskrayons(at)gmail(dot)com

  17. Amy K Says:

    This one looks so good!!

  18. Janet Estridge Says:

    We have all her books in the church library except for this one. Thanks for entering me in your giveaway.

  19. karenk Says:

    thanks for the opportunity to read tamera’s latest novel πŸ™‚

  20. Natalie Monk Says:

    I’m dying to read this book and would love to be entered! Thanks!
    Nataliedmonk at gmail dot com.

  21. I love the cover. As a wanna-be violin player, I’m attracted to her musical talent. πŸ™‚ Thanks for sharing your review!

  22. Becky Says:

    As someone who took piano lessons as a child (for 10 years), music was a big part of my life. Because of that, I would love to win this book! adult4beckyATaolDOTcom Thanks!!

  23. Elly Says:

    I’ve got this book on my to-read list! I’d love to own a copy!
    Elly -Indiana-

  24. Cheryl Barker Says:

    The music aspect intrigues me. Please throw my name in the hat! Thanks!

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