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  • By Lily Frost
    Jul 11, 2010
    Very interesting read. It was frustrating when the preview came to an end.. haha... I'm a first time author as well...will you check out my novel and tell me what you think? I would very much appreciate it. but again, THE VIOLIN'S SECRET is definitely a must-buy. Very excellent job.
  • By lgb249
    Apr 26, 2009
    "THE VIOLIN'S SECRET" Mystery & suspense await you as you travel with Gracie & George in their quest to solve THE VIOLIN'S SECRET. Ashley Barnett brings her own skill & knowledge of the violin to life in this story that takes her characters from Tennesse to Germany. Solving one part of the riddle only leads to another ... and another ... and ...
  • By navymp211
    Jan 7, 2009
    I really enjoyed this book. The adventure is thrilling. The author’s knowledge of the violin added to the pleasure of the story. This is a well written book. I would highly recommend it to others. Top star rating.
  • By janice adams
    Aug 22, 2008
    "Enjoyable reading" First-time author, Ashley Barnett does an outstanding job portraying a simple country girl’s adventure involving a prized violin. The story takes the reader from a farm in Tennessee to the country of Germany. It is an interesting, mysterious and easy read, being a great book for pre-teens. Mrs. Barnett has done a great job at writing a story that any age audience would enjoy. She is to be commended for a book that is hard to put down once you start reading The Violin's Secret.
  • By engelj08
    Jun 1, 2008
    I would like to recommend a fun book for a preteen and up audience: The Violin’s Secret, by Ashley Desiree Barnett. It is a short (87-page) story of adventure and mystery. The tale unravels the eponymous secret of a young Tennessee farm girl’s violin. This is not (so far I as can tell) some sort of subtle statement of the author’s geopolitical worldview; this is a relaxing, pleasant, lighthearted story simply meant to be enjoyed. The plot is engaging, and includes a couple of surprising twists as the mystery travels from Tennessee to Europe and back. The most impressive aspect of the story is its characters: they are intelligent, likeable, people who behave in a morally respectable manner. The author is a Christian, and her characters are generally exemplary. These characters are kind, respectful, honest, prudent – and consequently – likeable people. They contrast sharply with the “heroes” populating much children’s fiction today who behave, foolishly and then lie, cheat and steal... More > to save the day. The Violin’s Secret is a delightful story that preteen readers should be able to enjoy, and while it is not a weighty Shakespearian tome, anyone older who appreciates an engaging plot and admirable characters will also like it. This book is well worth its $11.99 cost.< Less
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Product Details

Published
December 12, 2007
Language
English
Pages
89
Binding
Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink
Black & white
Weight
0.4 lbs.
Dimensions (inches)
6 wide x 9 tall
Product ID
2005232
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