THE ORPHAN’S SONG BY LAUREN KATE
The historical adult debut novel by # 1 New York Times bestselling author Lauren Kate, The Orphan’s Song is a breathtaking story of passion, heartbreak, and betrayal, and a celebration of the enduring nature and transformative power of love.
“A tangled knot of betrayal and love, lies and redemption. Marvelous.”—Fiona Davis, author of The Address
A song brought them together.
A secret will tear them apart.
When Violetta and Mino meet, one finds true love and the other denies it. Both orphans at the Hospital of the Incurables in Venice, an orphanage and music conservatory, they meet and make music together clandestinely until Violetta is selected for the Incurables’ renowned chorus. In order to join she signs an oath never to sing beyond the church doors, effectively sequestering herself for life. Mino flees, heartbroken.
Too late, Violetta realizes what she has lost. In rebellion she begins a dangerous and forbidden nightlife, unknowingly drawing closer to Mino as he searches Venice for his long-lost mother. Mino and Violetta must each journey through passion, heartache, and betrayal before a dangerous secret reunites them, leading to a shocking and final confrontation.