Antony John, Author

Virtuosity review

Jessica Martinez’s debut novel, Virtuosity, will be hitting the shelves next Tuesday, October 18th, and I was lucky enough to get an advanced copy. Let me just say, you need to get your hands on this one.

Jessica is a former professional violinist, and it really shows–I’ve rarely felt so connected to music in a novel. I also loved the book for its behind-the-scenes angst and unflinching conviction. There are enough musical details to please the most diehard muso (an English term, I think, but you get the gist, right?), enough frisson between the two leads to satisfy fans of romance, and enough second-guessing about everyone’s motives to delight drama freaks. Since I am all of the above, I thought it rocked . . . but in a classical music sense, you understand.


  1. Jessica says:

    Antony, I’m blushing! This is such high praise coming from a writer and a musician. I’m thrilled you connected with VIRTUOSITY, especially since I’m a huge fan of your books. And I’ve never heard muso before, but will be using it from now on. Thanks again!

  2. Antony says:

    High praise, but so well deserved, Jessica. Thanks for stopping by to say hi, and have an AWESOME release day!

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