Length: 165 pages
Genre: Contemporary Fiction
Author: Fiona Howe
Logline: What happens when you lose your music? How far would you go to get it back?
Synopsis: When Grace’s daughter Juliet brings home new boyfriend Leo, a brilliant concert violinist, she inadvertently triggers a buried chain reaction that will threaten an entire family. Twenty-five years earlier Grace gave up a promising musical vocation for a profitable career in banking. Now her daughter is hooked up with a genuine talent who has fought for the artistic life that Grace threw away. When Juliet takes her parents to hear Leo perform, Grace is overwhelmed by an aching grief for her lost future. Despair throws her into a maelstrom of erotic risk and unforgivable duplicity. Her high-powered financial career begins to unravel along with everything she holds dear.
A passionate novella in five acts, GRACENOTES explores the compulsion to make music – and love – whatever the cost.