PDF ✓ Let It Be Me Á Kate Noble

PDF ✓ Let It Be Me Á Kate Noble Eyes has him cursing his impulsive letter writing which brought her across the continent Yet before Merrick can apologize Carpenini has ordered her awayLittle does either man know that they will soon be embroiled in a wager that will reuire the beautiful Miss Forrester's help or that there'll be far at stake in this gamble than mone Bridget Forrester didn’t have a very good first season Her older sister Sarah was a rapturous success and Bridget found herself the subject of constant comparisons Bridget responded by outwardly acting the shrew – and inwardly losing all confidence in herself especially in her ability to do the thing she loves most of all play the pianoforteWhen “Let It Be Me” begins the gently bred Bridget receives a letter from a renowned Venetian composer Vincenzo Carpenini who had heard her play several years earlier when she was little than a child He offers to become her teacher on his next trip to England But that trip never materializes and after a disastrous attempt to play publicly Bridget and her sister and mother decide to take a tour of Italy that eventually leads them to Carpenini’s doorUnfortunately Carpenini did not write the letter; it was his friend and financial lifeboat Oliver Merrick Carpenini resists the thought of taking on Bridget as a student – until he’s confronted with a competition that will pit his skills as a teacher against his new nemesis the Viennese composer Gustav KleinSo Bridget becomes his student But she’s rusty and the piece she’s asked to play – Beethoven’s No 23 – is a complex and impassioned work Bridget knows she is out of her depth as well as petrified of performing in public and of failing in general Which is why and when Oliver comes to her rescue engaging in a variety of activities to help Bridget become comfortable and engaged in her lessons including – yes – arranging for harleuins to juggle while she practices to keep her from becoming too nervous So not exactly clowns then But you knowWhen Oliver and Bridget walk home from one of her practice sessions he gives her another lesson this time in kissing It’s not long before Bridget begins to realize that there’s to Oliver and that he’s also helping her discover that there’s to her too“Let It Be Me” began slowly slowly than Flunky liked with a lot of action centering on Bridget and her woes in England Even when the story moved to Venice things seemed to delay and it wasn’t until Bridget began her lessons with Carpenini that “Let It Be Me” seemed to move onto firmer footingOnce it did Flunky began to enjoy the tone and pace of the story In a pleasant deviation from every other historical romance she has read of late Flunky found this to be a story of building heat one where Bridget and Oliver’s connection take time to grow They are not immediately concocting new and creative ways to rip off each other’s garments and while there is a physical component friendship is at the heart of the attraction It felt real to Flunky easy appealing and charming without being overly tweeNow that all said it was a shame that it wasn’t of the book While Flunky found the concept of a musical competition appealing many members of her family are musical although not Flunky herself it often felt as though we were sandwiching a romance into a story about a music competition And yet when it actually came time for that competition to take place – well it all came together nicely so maybe Flunky doesn’t know her Aeolian harp from her bandoneonWhile Flunky can utter no complaint about the uality of the writing she was left with a bit of longing Longing for Bridget and Oliver longing for a bit passion to be expressed It's ironic that she should say that it was refreshing to find a book where the HH weren't drooling on first sight and that's still true But passion can be expressed in many ways music for example as this book makes a point of developing and ultimately there just wasn't enough here to satisfy a Flunky


PDF ✓ BOOK Let It Be Me FREE ´ KATE NOBLE ✓ London weather is chilly—and the social scene even so Luckily Bridget Forrester is just getting warmed upBridget longs to meet a gentleman who doesn't mention her beautiful sister upon shaking her hand But since being branded a shrew after a disastrous social season Bridget kn London weather is chilly and the social scene even so Luckily Bridget Forrester is just getting warmed upBridget longs to meet a gentleman who doesn't mention her beautiful sister upon shaking her hand But since being branded a shrew after a disastrous social season Bridget knows she's lucky to even have a man come near her It's eno Firstly I have to thank Caz's review for alerting me to this unusual HR What a fabulous story There is so much to this book than just the usual London Regency romp No decadent dukes or wicked earls No promiscuous lords or seductive scoundrels This is a story grounded in music and based mostly in Venice two elements that are always going to attract me It is a story about a young woman who is a very good pianist but who is trapped by the conventions and expectations of English society Bridget cannot as a lady have a career as a musician; she is not expected to be able to compose music She considers herself a failure on these fronts and also because she has not been able to attract any suitors unlike her older sister the beauty in the family yet Bridget is not unattractive at all So artistic sensitivity low self esteem and conseuently crippling stage fright combine to make her very miserable Along comes the opportunity to go to Venice and study under a renowned pianist and composer so she talks her mother and sister into travelling there What follows is a lovely story of a young woman finding herself of a young man in many ways doing the same and lots and lots of wonderful Venice and fabulous music I even swallowed back tears at the endIf you are interested in any of these elements know a bit about music and are fond of Venice you will love this book I was sometimes irritated by Bridget's lack of self confidence but she really developed as a character The hero Oliver was such an interesting complex man A great relief after a seemingly endless parade of tortured read self absorbed and self indulgent heroes He was not afraid to go and do something different to take a risk and to follow his passion for the theatre His support for Bridget was wonderful and while I did not like his betrayal of her view spoilerit was not with a woman so don't stress hide spoiler

Kate Noble Á Let It Be Me TEXT

Let It Be MeUgh to make a lady flee the countrySo Bridget heads to Venice for music lessons with the renowned Italian composer Vincenzo Carpenini with whom she's been corresponding But not only is Carpenini not expecting her he doesn't even remember her His friend theater owner Oliver Merrick does though And one look into her tantalizing green The fifth book in Kate Noble's The Blue Raven series Miss Bridget Forrester loves music and feels honored when a letter arrives offering a chance to study with the renowned composer Vincenzo Carpenini when he visits England Four years before Vincenzo Carpenini and Oliver Merrick were guests in the Forrester household and got a chance to hear Bridget perform Oliver Merrick never forgot her Unfortunately the visit to England falls through When a mishap occurs and repairs are necessary on their London home Bridget jumps at the chance to travel to Italy with her mother and sister There she manages to seek out Mr Carpenini but is again disappointed when he mistakes her for a prostitute But Mr Oliver Merrick corrects the mistake and when the composer needs a female student they rush over to the hotel where the Forresters are stayingI have loved all of Kate Noble's books up until this one I didn't exactly hate this one but I felt it started slow and since I'm not a musician I couldn't relate to much of what was happening It picked up finally towards the end but I never truly felt connected to these characters as I have to previous books by Ms Noble It won't stop me from continuing to read any future books she has coming