Hey, If you absolutely can't wait, there is a used copy somehow available
through ABE Books for only 46 bucks.
On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 1:53 PM, Lou Judson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> PS - pre-orderable, out May 10:
> Lou Judson
> Intuitive Audio
> 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!
> > <L>
> > Lou Judson
> > Intuitive Audio
> > 415-883-2689
> > 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
> >> 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
> >> supposed to be released this May and following installments seem to
> >> 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
> >> 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
> >> 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
> >> (and rather sinister) shadowy client.
> >> Given that he's just about to run out of cat biscuits, this gets our
> >> full attention. So begins a painful and dangerous odyssey in search of
> >> rarest jazz record of them all.
> >> *About the Author:* *Andrew Cartmel* is a novelist and screenwriter.
> >> work for television includes Midsomer Murders and Torchwood, and a
> >> legendary stint as Script Editor on Doctor Who. He has also written
> >> 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
> >> Rivers of London books. He lives in London.
> >> Somehow, I doubt that this is another Maltese Falcon, but who knows?
> >> there are Torchwood or Dr. Who fans on this list who gobble this up.
> >> Enjoy,
> >> Peter Hirsch