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Reviewed in the United States on April 18, 2019
This is the last of the three Belmont Mansion Novels, the others are A Lasting Impression and A Beauty So Rare. I love that the books include a glimpse into the uncommon and amusing life of Adelicia Hayes Franklin Acklen Cheatham, a woman "born before her time." Apparently, Adelicia had a particular love for three things: art, nature, and music. Each of those themes is represented in one of the Belmont Mansion Novels. A Note Yet Unsung, of course, representing music. I enjoyed watching Rebekah's story unfold--her amazing talent and yet her inability to do that which her heart most desires. Tate is a wonderful character and finding out about his heritage was a treat I had not anticipated. I appreciate the special relationship that Rebekah has with the black people (former slaves) who work for her family. It was also beautiful to see a glimpse into the loving relationship she enjoyed with her grandmother. How wonderful it was that Ms. Alexander, in choosing the physical challenge that one of the characters faces, based that upon the life of a very well-known and well-loved musician. (I loved that parallel.)

It would be difficult for me to say which of the three Belmont books is my favorite. I enjoyed the series so much that a trip to Belmont is now on my bucket list. (I live only a six hour drive away, so hopefully I will get to make the trip in the near future.)

I fully recommend all three of the Belmont Mansion Novels. They will not disappoint.
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