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The Vinyl Detective - Written in Dead Wax : Book 1 - Andrew Cartmel

The Vinyl Detective - Written in Dead Wax

Book 1

By: Andrew Cartmel

Paperback | 1 August 2016

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He is a record collector - a connoisseur of vinyl, hunting out rare and elusive LPs. His business card describes him as the "Vinyl Detective" and some people take this more literally than others. Like the beautiful, mysterious woman who wants to pay him a large sum of money to find a priceless lost recording on behalf of an extremely wealthy, yet shadowy, client. So begins a painful and dangerous odyssey in search of the rarest jazz record of them all...

About the Author

Andrew Cartmel is a novelist and screenwriter. His work for television includes Midsomer Murders and Torchwood, and a legendary stint as Script Editor on Doctor Who. He has also written plays for the London Fringe, toured as a stand-up comedian, and is currently co-writing with Ben Aaronovitch a series of comics based on the bestselling Rivers of London books. He lives in London.
Industry Reviews
"An irresistible blend of murder, mystery and music... our protagonist seeks to find the rarest of records - and incidentally solve a murder, right a great historical injustice and , if he's very lucky, avoid dying in the process." - Ben; "The Vinyl Detective is one of the sharpest and most original characters I've seen for a long time." - David Quantick.

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