In a few weeks I will be 57, the age at which my dear brother Richard had a stroke. This guy is a PhD nutritionist, and was out for his obligatory. The Virtuoso Grace Burrowes I can’t really catalog all the errors in the book and while I am a historical rube, there were obvious ones such as. The Virtuoso By Grace Burrowes – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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Get to Know Us. He has been known to forget to eat when concentrating on his music, and the music communicates his feelings better than he is able to with words.

While I can understand the female characters initially believing themselves unworthy of the attentions of their lovers and feeling that their pasts will prevent them from accepting marriage tne, this attitude gets a bit old as the story progresses.

The romance, passion, and sensuality that Ms. She is a very gifted author and I can’t wait until the next book comes out. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Pero Val siendo Val entra como un remolino a su vida y todo tiene color, de nuevo, para ambos. There are so many other background characters that show up here that have their own books, and Grac has said that she had written like eight or nine of the Lords books by the time they were deciding what to publish first, and maybe Tge weird, but I would have published them a lot closer to chronological order.

I read this book as part of a three book bundle after I read The Heir and The Soldier, and I liked this book the best out of the 3. Print edition must be purchased new and sold by Amazon. There are many intricacies to each character that you need to absorb to really feel the book’s emotions. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. That’s some pretty high expectations to bkrrowes on a character, and I’m glad to say that Val did not disappoint on his own story. To contact Grace, email her at graceburrowes yahoo.


Oh how I wish it were me in this story. She is a practicing family law attorney and lives in rural Maryland. I thhe also love to see a story about the Duke and Duchess of Moreland. My only quibble virtusoo that she seems to emphasize her heroines monthly courses a lot, in all of her books. Bo This one’s pretty “meh” – I really didn’t enjoy it. Because I am not accustomed to seeing this level of male familiarity with each other in other authors’ books set in this time period, but then usually other authors don’t have this many male characters involved in each others’ lives over a book series where you would see this kind of prolonged personal interaction.

Good God, she was lovely. This is a good thing, as the first three books in the Windham series are basically the same plot, with different people virtuoao settings.

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The man practically forced Val to “play just one more hand and give him a chance to win some of his money back”. Grace Burrowes is a very talented writer, and she creates characters you come to really care about. With such strong writing talent, I wish Burrowes would bring more believability to some situations and avoid letting her major characters become whiny to the point of being unsympathetic.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. No trivia or quizzes yet. Final Thoughts The Virtuoso has positive attributes and a beta to love. As the fifth son of the Duke of Moreland, Valentine is the musical member of the family. So, it was not the worst book, but I didn’t find it exactly enthralling either. Val’s artistic temperament is believable and well developed. I really enjoyed the emphasis the author placed on the joy that is mere contact, not just constant sex although there is a fair amount of that too.

Because they were all used to having man servants and valets and going to boarding school together? Since I have read the other two books in this trilogy of the Windham brothers, I have become familiar with Burrowes’s style. May 19, Andrea Jackson rated it it was amazing Shelves: Nov 08, Dls rated it liked it.


Is he in one of the books I haven’t read yet? It transports readers back into English Regency time and immerses them in vicarious experiences with Valentine and Ellen. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Sep 22, Laura V. I found Val charming in the other two books and was quite looking forward to learning more about him.

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Burrowes brings these two souls together, we are treated to a love story that is so fragile and tender, it will have you aching for them. I did think the secrets went on too long, which has been the case in my opinion for all three books in this series.

This aim was realized when Beloved Offspring struck out into the Big World a few years ago. His father doesn’t understand Val’s passion for his music. The Virtuoso Windham Series. But when Val loses his music, he flees to the country, alone and tormented by what has been robbed from him.

Her curious new neighbor offers a kindred lonely soul whose desperation is matched only by his desire, but Ellen’s devastating secret could be the one thing that destroys them both.

Grace is branching out into short stories and Scotland-set Victorian romance with Sourcebooks. See my review of the Windham series here. View all 4 comments. Bereft at being denied his music, Valentine Val Windham plans to bury himself in the refurbishing of a rundown manor. Several of his close friends from other books by the same author come to help him repair the house on the estate so he will have a place to live.

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