PS - pre-orderable, out May 10:
On Feb 25, 2016, at 10:38 AM, Lou Judson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Fascinating! Sounds like an interesting series. I read the Rivers of London series, liked it, but a comics version fails to tease me.
> I will look out for them!
> Lou Judson
> Intuitive Audio
> On Feb 25, 2016, at 9:51 AM, Peter Hirsch <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> At the library where I am employed, I found an advance reviewer's copy of
>> what looks like the first installment of a series entitled "The Vinyl
>> Detective". This volume is called "Written in Dead Wax", which gives me
>> some hope that it won't be howlingly bad, but I haven't read it yet. It is
>> supposed to be released this May and following installments seem to already
>> be written ("The Run-out Groove", "Victory Disc") and coming out in the
>> next couple of years. From the looks of it, these books may already be in
>> print in England, but this is not certain.
>> The attached summary/bio blurb is as follows:
>> *Synopsis:* 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
>> (and rather sinister) shadowy client.
>> Given that he's just about to run out of cat biscuits, this gets our hero's
>> full attention. 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.
>> Somehow, I doubt that this is another Maltese Falcon, but who knows? Maybe
>> there are Torchwood or Dr. Who fans on this list who gobble this up.
>> Peter Hirsch