Orpheum (Part One): A Dark Fantasy Romance
"Orpheum is an almost thriller with a twist on old Greek mythology in a modern settings. Danger, music, and magic fill the story in a whirlwind of an exciting read. A young violinist takes her education across seas where her life is turned upside down and her beliefs are challenged." - Sandra... show more
"Orpheum is an almost thriller with a twist on old Greek mythology in a modern settings. Danger, music, and magic fill the story in a whirlwind of an exciting read. A young violinist takes her education across seas where her life is turned upside down and her beliefs are challenged." - Sandra Easter ★★★★★I always knew music was powerful. Even though I rebelled against the marathon forced practice sessions that turned my adolescence into a prison camp, there were moments--even in the mechanical repetition of practice--where I stopped being a robot and felt a kind of transcendence, a connection to something deeper. But that was before I learned what music really was, and that it was capable of more than just pretty feelings and a mystical connection to a transcendental Other. That it was a weapon, which could cause great pain and destruction; that it was deeper and older than humanity; and that there were forces in the world that wanted to reclaim it for themselves.As I grow more powerful, the darkness in me is getting restless. I may need to sacrifice everything I am - and everything I want - to keep it locked up. Orpheum is a young adult dark fantasy romance based on Eastern European history, the myths and literature of Orpheus and Pythagoras' theory of Musica Universalis, or the music of the spheres.This is PART ONE of the first book in the series.
Format: Kindle Edition
Publish date: 2016-02-29
Pages no: 242
Edition language: English
This is the first part of the story and I got the e-book for free a long time ago. I finally decided to read it and I was not disappointed. The story takes place in Sofia, Bulgaria, a place I’ve been wanted to visit for quite a long time (and I will someday), so it made it even better. This is the s...