His delightful Lady Delia

by Hitchcock, Grace,

Format: Print Book 2022
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CLP - Knoxville Fiction Collection FICTION Hitchcock
Location  CLP - Knoxville
Collection  Fiction Collection
Call Number  FICTION Hitchcock
Delia Vittoria's mother has lost her voice at last. After five years of being her diva mother's understudy, it is time for Delia to assume her place as the lead soprano on stage behind the Academy of Music's faded velvet curtain. And she is all that stands between the Academy and its greatest threat--the nouveaux riche's lavish new Metropolitan Opera House.Kit Quincy never misses opening night, but when his sister begs him to help get her husband out of an Italian opera star's arms, Kit confronts the wrong Lady Vittoria. When he happens upon the stunning young diva again at Mrs. Astor's dinner the following night, he attempts to make amends and is instead pulled into a plot to win the great opera war. To draw attention to Delia Vittoria as the new soprano star, Kit is convinced to act as both Delia's patron and the enigmatic phantom who once haunted the Academy years ago. But when a second phantom appears, more than Delia's rising career is threatened.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "After bowing out of Willow Dupre's highly publicized courtship competition, bachelor Kit Quincy is finished with genteel drama. Remaining single is essential to singer Delia Vittoria's stage plans, but her career dreams rely on elite public appeal, which is currently under threat by her prima donna mother's shadow and scandals. When Kit and Delia pair up in a ruse to make Delia the Academy of Music's new diva, a dangerous legendary phantom returns, and propriety and society clash. As the curtain falls on their plan, they realize their true affections may require more risk than mere playacting. His Delightful Lady Delia is the dazzling conclusion to Grace Hitchcock's American Royalty series. The series' theme of old versus new wealth among the American elite again takes center stage, this time with competing opera houses fighting for their diva, a plot that balances the era's flirtatious superficiality with the historical weight of social conflicts and the implications for cultural icons. Rich with coquettish buzz, glittering settings, and congenial recurring characters, Hitchcock's novel is excellent entertainment."
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Hitchcock, Grace. American royalty ; bk. 3.
Subjects Single women -- Fiction.
Sopranos (Singers) -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Operas -- Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Christian fiction.
Romance fiction.
Historical fiction.
Publisher Minneapolis, Minnesota :Bethany House,2022
Language English
Description 364 pages ; 22 cm.
ISBN 9780764237997
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