A Song Unheard

A Song Unheard

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Willa Forsythe is both a violin prodigy and top-notch thief, which makes her the perfect choice for a crucial task at the outset of World War I--to steal a cypher from a famous violinist currently in Wales.

Lukas De Wilde has enjoyed the life of fame he's won--until now, when being recognized nearly gets him killed. Everyone wants the key to his father's work as a cryptologist. And Lukas fears that his mother and sister, who have vanished in the wake of the German invasion of Belgium, will pay the price. The only light he finds is meeting the intriguing Willa Forsythe.

But danger presses in from every side, and Willa knows what Lukas doesn't--that she must betray him and find that cypher, or her own family will pay the price as surely as his has.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 30.48mm | 379g
  • Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group
  • Ada, MI, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0764219278
  • 9780764219276
  • 81,218

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If Betraying Her Heart Means Saving Countless Lives, Will She Find the Courage?Willa Forsythe is both a violin prodigy and top-notch thief, which makes her the perfect choice for a critical task at the outset of World War I--to secure a crucial cypher key from a famous violinist currently in Wales. Lukas De Wilde has enjoyed the life of fame he's won--until now, when being recognized nearly gets him killed. Everyone wants the key to his father's work as a cryptologist. And Lukas fears that his mother and sister, who have vanished in the wake of the German invasion of Belgium, will pay the price. The only distraction he finds from his worry is in meeting the intriguing and talented Willa Forsythe.But danger presses in from every side, and Willa knows what Lukas doesn't--that she must betray him and find that key, or her own family could pay the same price his surely has."I enjoyed this inspirational romance, and the author's depiction of Lukas and Willa's journey to greater faith and love. All White's characters show real humanity, and her depiction of Lukas's young sister is particularly sympathetic. The era, the early days of WWI, is convincingly portrayed. Recommended, especially for lovers of sweet romances and/or inspirational reads."--Historical Novels Review"A beautifully written romance with plenty of suspense."--Library JournalPraise for Shadows Over England"Readers will be instantly captivated by Rosemary Gresham. . . . Peter Holstein is a complicated hero with a gracious heart, and their gradual romance is graced with moments of humor, as well as adventure and a sweet message of true worth."--RT Book Reviews Top Pick for A Name Unknown"In the first of White's new Shadows Over England series, she reprises her expertise in crafting strong and savvy female protagonists."--Booklist on A Name Unknown"The second book in White's new Shadows Over England series is a symphony of compelling characters and breath-stealing intrigue. Wit and warmth lilt engagingly through White's composition, despite the bleakness and tension of the time period. . . . White's mastery of historical fiction ensures that there is always just the right amount of each layer, whether it be the history, the suspense, the humor or the romance. It doesn't get much better than this exquisite series!"--RT Book Reviews Top Pick
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About Roseanna M. White

Roseanna M. White is a bestselling, Christy Award-nominated author who has long claimed that words are the air she breathes. When not writing fiction, she's homeschooling her two kids, designing book covers, editing, and pretending her house will clean itself. Roseanna is the author of a slew of historical novels that span several continents and thousands of years. Spies and war and mayhem always seem to find their way into her books . . . . to offset her real life, which is blessedly ordinary. You can learn more about her and her stories at www.RoseannaMWhite.com.
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1,693 ratings
4.47 out of 5 stars
5 58% (979)
4 33% (556)
3 8% (136)
2 1% (16)
1 0% (6)
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