Devil's Trill (Daniel Jacobus Mysteries, Book 1)

Devil's Trill (Daniel Jacobus Mysteries, Book 1)

Gerald Elias

From live performance violinist Gerald Elias comes this debut set within the classical track global in regards to the robbery of a worthwhile violin.

Daniel Jacobus is a blind, reclusive, crotchety violin instructor dwelling in self-imposed exile in rural New England. He spends his time chain-smoking, hearing previous LPs, and infrequently taking up new scholars, whom he berates within the desire that they are going to flee. Jacobus is drawn again into the realm he left at the back of while he makes a decision to wait The Grimsley festival at Carnegie corridor. The younger winner of this festival is granted the dignity of enjoying the Piccolino Stradivarius, a uniquely fabulous three-quarter-size violin that has introduced misfortune to all who possessed it over the centuries. however the violin is stolen prior to the winner of the contest has an opportunity to play it, and Jacobus is the first suspect. With assistance from his pal and previous musical associate, Nathaniel Williams, his new student,Yumi Shinagawa, and several other quirky sidekicks, Jacobus units out to end up his innocence and locate the stolen Piccolino Strad. Will he prevail? the hunt takes him during the halls of wealth and tradition, throughout continents to Japan, and leads him to a...murder.

Devil's Trill supplies the reader a peek into the area of classical track, with its backstabbing academics and performers, venal consumers, and shady violin purchasers. it's the awesome starting of an excellent new sequence.

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