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ABOUT the BOOK
Author: Rachel McMillan
Publisher: Indie Published
Publication Date: 2018
Series: Three Quarter Time, Book 2
Genre: Fiction; Contemporary Romance
Source: Author provided e-ARC – thank you, Rachel
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Rose in Three-Quarter Time by Rachel McMillan | Book Review
THE STORY | Playing in a respected orchestra is something Rose McNeil has the talent to achieve. With the values instilled in her by her grandparents, she works hard while working in Vienna. Things change when a talented maestro hears one of her performances, and decides she must be in his orchestra.
Once upon a time, Oliver Thorne was a premier violinist. But an accident changed everything and forced him to direct his talent elsewhere. This is why when he hears Rose, he knows she’s the perfect fit for his quartet. They set plans into motion, and all goes well until Rose’s visa is revoked. This inspires Oliver to do something drastic, and propose a marriage of convenience. Their goal is to see Rose installed in the orchestra, but what they don’t count on is the personal feelings of their new arrangement.
REVIEW | Anytime you pick up a story by Rachel McMillan, you are going to hear and “see” her personality in every nuance. Like her hometown-set historical novels, her contemporary Vienna romances are full of passion. Passion that you “see,” “feel” and “touch” because of Rachel’s extensive travel and interest in the subjects she writes about. Like its precursor, Love in Three-Quarter Time, ‘Rose’ is another visual experience readers won’t want to miss.
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Inside these pages rests a story that enchants and charms. It’s full of romantic nuances, many of which I know were missed in my first read-through. It’s the kind of story that’s mature without being typical secular fiction. There’s a classy quality that’s evident from the moment the author takes us on a stroll through Vienna. Whether it’s local delicacies or the historical and musical underpinnings, there’s a “life like” quality to each movement.
The characters have layers and are rich with personality, plus the love story teems with real romance. The kind that makes you root for these character without reservation. Oliver is a unique character who I think will reveal more in a re-read, and Rose is the more outgoing co-partner who we cannot help but love. If you like contemporary romances or are looking for something short and sweet, consider Rose in Three-Quarter Time. Its charms are sure to shake you out of a reading slump, or more importantly, give you a story that will make you smile.#Novella Review | Rose in Three Quarter Time - A Musical #Romance Click To Tweet
Sincere thanks to Rachel for kindly providing an e-ARC copy of this novel; no review was required, and all thoughts are my own.
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