A standalone historical romance from USA Today bestselling author Tess Thompson that teaches a valuable lesson about life’s most important choice: embracing the power of love or being consumed by the power of hate.
Nathaniel Fye’s marriage into the wealthy Bellmont family is one of convenience, and the brilliant concert pianist soon discovers he has no idea who his wife really is. Then tragedy leaves Nathaniel with nothing more than memories of his fame and fortune, and a single protege – the widow Lydia Tyler – to continue teaching.
Jeselle Thorton’s heart has always belonged to one man, who, fortunately for Jeselle, has always reciprocated her love. But because of the color of their skin, the couple can never have more than their dreams of a future together.
Four lives brought together by circumstance will be forced to combat prejudice and risk everything in this deep and complex family saga of forbidden love and flawed humanity in America’s Depression-era South.
“Lovers of Southern fiction and general historical fiction will find Duet for Three Hands a welcome respite to the glut of beach reads this summer. Highly recommended.” —Historical Novel Society