By Ben Aaronovitch
Physique AND SOUL
The tune. That's what London constable and sorcerer's apprentice Peter furnish first notices whilst he examines the corpse of Cyrus Wilkins, part-time jazz drummer and full-time accountant, who dropped lifeless of a middle assault whereas enjoying a gig at Soho's 606 membership. The notes of the previous jazz normal are emerging from the body--a convinced signal that anything in regards to the man's demise used to be by no means average yet in its place supernatural.
Body and soul--they're additionally what Peter will probability as he investigates a development of comparable deaths in and round Soho. With assistance from his enhanced officer, Detective leader Inspector Thomas Nightingale, the final registered wizard in England, and the help of appealing jazz aficionado Simone Fitzwilliam, Peter will discover a perilous magical menace--one that leads correct to his personal doorstep and to the squandered promise of a tender jazz musician: a skilled trumpet participant named Richard "Lord" Grant--otherwise referred to as Peter's expensive outdated dad.
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