By David Corbett

ISBN-10: 0345447530

ISBN-13: 9780345447531

ISBN-10: 0449007154

ISBN-13: 9780449007150

ISBN-10: 1531805981

ISBN-13: 9781531805982

A saxophonist’s homicide is barely the 1st shot fired in a citywide war

All nice blues musicians chase whatever. Raymond “Strong” Carlisle calls it “the deep sweet”—that ideal be aware that usually turns out to take a seat simply out of achieve. for many years he has made crowds swing, made girls smile, and earned the honor of a few of the greats. yet so long as he strained for the deep candy, not anything he did together with his baritone sax looked as if it would subject. Chasing that fable has led him the following, to lie within the rain underneath a sycamore, counting his bullet holes as he dies.


The detective at the scene is Dennis Murchison, a white cop who has obvious too many murders to be stunned by way of a lifeless blues guy. As he removes attainable suspects, he’s left to choose among a lowlife drug pusher and Toby Marchand—Strong Carlisle’s son. because the urban heaves into violent frenzy, Murchison unearths that solutions hover just like the deep candy: simply out of reach.

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