8. May 2017, ReviewThe Sunday Times
A quirky mystery of violent death and rare records.
8. May 2017, ReviewSunday Mail (Glasgow)
Cartmel has produced a memorable cast of characters and a likeable hero and thankfully it looks as if he will be featuring in more adventures in the next few years.
8. May 2017, ReviewCrime Time
A splendid, at times deliberately ludicrous, caper novel which whips along at a speed more like 78 than 33 rpm.
8. May 2017, ReviewLondon Jazz News
A sharp, amusing and compulsively readable detective yarn packed with witty asides dealing with everyone from Sun Ra to Elvis Presley.
8. May 2017, ReviewPublishers Weekly
marvelously inventive and endlessly fascinating
8. May 2017, QuoteBlurb
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 Aaronovitch, bestsell