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The Vanishing Violinist (Joan Spencer #3)

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Joan Spencer is beginning to settle into comfortable midlife when her daughter's amiable fiance blows into town, and with him, an entourage of professional violinists, their host families, and a swarm of unspoken rivalries. It's not long before Joan and her own fiance are drawn into the creative and competitive world of the musicians. In the ambitious world of classical vi ...more
Hardcover, 229 pages
Published September 1st 1999 by St. Martin's Press
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Ellen Marchessault
Feb 07, 2016 Ellen Marchessault rated it liked it
Another in the Joan Spencer series of "cozy" mysteries. Joan has agreed to marry Fred Lindquist and Rebecca, Joan's daughter, surprises her with news of her own engagement. Rebecca's fiance is a violinst who is competing in the competition in Indianapolis. Another competitor's Stradivarius is stolen, then she herself disappears.
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Sep 10, 2008 Cindy rated it liked it
Recommends it for: mystery lover, fans of classical music
Shelves: mysteries
This is about a 3.5 star book. I enjoyed the story and the setting. It revolves around a violin competition in Indiana. One of the contestants has her violin stolen and then goes missing herself. A good enough series, but not really anything special. Still, I liked this one.
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Jan 19, 2010 Mary Talbot rated it it was amazing
Cozy up with a hot cup of tea. Hoskinson Frommer writes a nice, easy little read that is fun and relaxing. The enjoyable characters jump off the page. The author is an underrated, unknown little gem. Check her out!
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