"When Bill Moody writes about dead jazz musicians, you can hear the blue notes bouncing off the walls." -The New York Times
Jazz pianist Evan Horne, settled into San Francisco, takes a gig in Los Angeles, where he's been hired to teach actor Ryan Stiles to look like he's playing piano for an upcoming film role. Suddenly Stiles' adversarial relationship with the paparazzi explodes when a photographer is killed. Was it an accident or is Stiles a suspect? Evan wants out, but Stiles' manager dangles the opportunity for Evan to score the film if he stays. Then when the film begins, another mysterious death occurs, and somebody begins to blackmail the star. Evan launches his own investigation. Then Evan's old nemesis, serial killer Gillian Sims, escapes from prison....
Jazz drummer Bill Moody lives in northern California. He hosts a weekly jazz show, and is the author of six earlier Evan Horne novels.