The fourth book in the hilarious and enthralling Vinyl Detective mystery series. "Like an old 45rpm record, this book crackles with brilliance." David Quantick on Written in Dead WaxAt the height of their success, the electric folk band Black Dog invited journalists to a desolate island for an infamous publicity stunt: the burning of a million dollars. But the stunt backfired and the band split up, increasing the value of their final album vastly. It's this album that Tinkler's got his eye on, and he hires none other than the Vinyl Detective and Nevada to hunt a copy down.Narrowly avoiding a killing spree, negotiating deranged Black Dog fans, and being pursued by hack celebrity Stinky Stamner and his camera crew, the Vinyl Detective and Nevada discover that perhaps all was not as it seemed on the island—and that in the embers of that fire are clues to a motive for murder...
This time the search for a rare record ensnares our hero in a mystery with its roots stretching back to the Second World War. Three young RAF airmen played in a legendary band called the Flare Path Orchestra. When a precious record of their music turns up in the most unexpected place the Vinyl Detective finds himself hired to track down the rest of their highly sought-after recordings. But, as he does so, he finds that the battles of the last World War aren't over yet—and can still prove lethal.
**Since the dawn of creation, a vicious war between God and Satan has raged on.
It is a war that threatens the souls of all mankind.**
There have been men who have traveled these paths and returned to tell the tale. Those who followed God experienced a blissful Heaven. For the nonbelievers, the road to the afterlife was terrifying. Lucifer, waiting at the gates of hell to tear out their
souls and cast them into an eternal pit of death and despair...
One man, Chado Cole, has been appointed by God to fight in this war against the ultimate evil. An ordinary man now holds the fate of all humanity in his hands.
If Chado should fail, the world will fall prey to Satan's grasp.
What will Chado sacrifice to save the souls of men? What is the price he will pay should he fail to vanquish Satan's dark kingdom?
*Walk with Chado Cole and his guardian angel on a mission set thousands of years ago by God Himself. Embark on your own spiritual journey as the mysteries of The Portal Series* are revealed.
THE PORTAL SERIES:
1. "Scars of My Guardian Angel"
2. *"Bloodline of the Scrolls"*
3. *"Revelation of the Scrolls", Coming in 2019*
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 pay him a large sum of money to find a priceless lost recording -- on behalf of an extremely wealthy (and rather sinister) shadowy client. Given that he's just about to run out of cat biscuits, this gets our hero's full attention. So begins a painful and dangerous odyssey in search of the rarest jazz record of them all...