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Phoebe's Performance

Phoebe's Performance

2.6K Reads 194 Votes 5 Part Story
AliciaMKaye By AliciaMKaye Updated Oct 21, 2016

Former musician and twenty-something Phoebe Vermont hasn't played piano for years. Once a rising teenage star, in her "older years" she prefers to lead a performance-free, low-key existence, without theatrics. 

She plays things so safe that she's practically wrapped her life, and her heart, in cotton wool. She lives in her sister's London flat. She works as a barista, slinging coffee. She's had the same steady boyfriend, Ben, for almost a decade. 

But when Phoebe's job at the café disappears in a puff of smoke, she has no choice but to find a new job - and fast. Forced to make use of her qualifications from the Royal College of Music, she finally secures a position as a musician's assistant. 

As her life is thrown into upheaval, on the plus side, at least her new boss, Otto Arnold, is a famous pianist and gorgeous. But on the downside, after breaking his hand he's becoming increasingly difficult. He even insists Phoebe do the one thing she tries to avoid at all costs - play the piano.

Phoebe's Performance is a heart-warming story of rediscovering the carefree inner child within, of learning to take a chance in love, and letting go.

MaryFahey MaryFahey Mar 11
Phoebe was very clever how she convinced Annika she needed a back up plan. Looking forward to meeting Otto.
Skipper_019 Skipper_019 Oct 01, 2016
It's really good and I can't wait to read more. I love the links back to Skinny Dipping too with the café. It seems really good!
mystigue1 mystigue1 Oct 01, 2016
I like it,I think it will really be a nice novel. 
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