By Larry Karp
It is a appealing June day in long island, yet now not for Thomas Purdue. His buddy Edna Reynolds calls to claim she's simply murdered Marcus Wilcox, a tinhorn inside dressmaker who is been harassing her. whereas attempting to try out an strange tune field his pal Broadway Schwartz has sighted in a neighborhood vintage shop, Thomas is advised they've got no such field. after which he will get an pressing ER name to return deal with his friend Frank the Crank, who is been badly crushed up.
Dead our bodies gather; so do sightings of the mysterious song field. Edna comes to a decision Thomas wishes her aid and calls in octogenarian music-box broker Sophie Soleski, safecracker Cleveland Gackle, super-antiques-picker Broadway Schwartz, and Jitters Levitsky, a tender guy with an strange yet priceless neurological sickness. huge Al Resford flies in from London, bringing his personal specific services.
In this complicated, considerate sequel to The track field Murders and Scamming the Birdman, Thomas must healthy jointly a few very oddly-shaped puzzle items -- yet disastrously misses crucial clue of all!