Playing with fire : a novel

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New York : Ballantine Books, [2015].
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First edition.
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250 pages ; 24 cm
9781101884348, 1101884347


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Includes historical notes (pages [243]-247).
"In a shadowy antiques shop in Rome, violinist Julia Ansdell happens upon a curious piece of music-- the Incendio waltz-- and is immediately entranced by its unusual composition. Full of passion, torment, and chilling beauty, and seemingly unknown to the world, the waltz, its mournful minor key, its feverish arpeggios, appear to dance with a strange life of their own. Julia is determined to master the complex work and make its melody heard. Back home in Boston, from the moment Julia's bow moves across the strings, drawing the waltz's fiery notes into the air, something strange is stirred-- and Julia's world comes under threat. The music has a terrifying and inexplicable effect on her young daughter, who seems violently transformed. Convinced that the hypnotic strains of Incendio are weaving a malevolent spell, Julia sets out to discover the man and the meaning behind the score. Her quest beckons Julia to the ancient city of Venice, where she uncovers a dark, decades-old secret involving a dangerously powerful family that will stop at nothing to keep Julia from bringing the truth to light"

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APA Citation (style guide)

Gerritsen, T. (2015). Playing with fire: a novel (First edition.). Ballantine Books.

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Gerritsen, Tess. 2015. Playing With Fire: A Novel. New York: Ballantine Books.

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Gerritsen, Tess. Playing With Fire: A Novel New York: Ballantine Books, 2015.

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Gerritsen, Tess. Playing With Fire: A Novel First edition., Ballantine Books, 2015.

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