Written in Dead Wax by Andrew Cartmel

Written in Dead Wax

The Vinyl Detective #1

Andrew Cartmel

fiction crime music mystery mysterious fast-paced

320 pages | first published 2016


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 p...
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mysterious 83%
funny 66%
relaxing 50%
adventurous 33%
tense 16%


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