If you fancy reading A-coming-of-age story with a mystery at its heart – this book,A Song Unsung by Fiona Cane might be for you. This is Fiona’s fifth novel, and is about an impressionable teenage girl who falls under the spell of a beautiful woman with a mysterious past.
Soho 1958. Martha Palmer, an aspiring singer working in a coffee shop, is desperately short of cash. She’s been scouted by a photographer. The money’s good. But there’s a catch …
Sussex 1976. Nothing much happens in fourteen-year-old Natasha James’ life. Her mother has taken to her bed and her father, the local doctor, is preoccupied with his patients. But when the magnetic Martha Palmer moves into her village, Natasha is drawn into a glittery world of extravagant parties, steeped in the embroidered rhythms of jazz.
But who is the mysterious Martha Palmer? And why is she the keeper of so many secrets? Desperate to fill in the gaps of Martha’s past, Natasha uncovers a heart-breaking love story, the truth of which threatens to destroy all that she holds dear.
A Song Unsung is available from Amazon: Fiona Cane at Amazon
To listen to the playlist: A Song Unsung Soundtrack – Spotify
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What inspired Fiona to set one of the storylines in Soho? Check out this YouTube video:
I’ve not been able to finish this book due to my father’s illness. However I didn’t want to let Fiona down. Fiona – if you are reading this, I am very sorry. What I have read so far has been great. I hope this blog promotion will help you in some way.