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Music and murder / Jeanne M. Dams.

Dams, Jeanne M., (author.).


"Spirited female sleuth Elizabeth Fairchild is drawn into Chicago's growing jazz scene - and murder - in this compelling 1920s mystery. July, 1926. When Elizabeth Fairchild's beau, Fred Wilkins, suggests going to Chicago's Sunset Club to see Louis Armstrong, the world's best trumpeter, in action, she faces a dilemma. The burgeoning jazz scene in the city is proving to be controversial, associated with gangsters and scandal. Even her dear friend Susannah refers to jazz as 'the devil's music'. Intrigued, Elizabeth brushes her fears aside and visits the club with Fred, but an explosion causes panic - the Ku Klux Klan are intent on blowing up the club as part of a race war being waged in the city, and murder soon follows. Elizabeth has made herself a target, but she has a plan to save the club. The only problem is it involves jazz afficionado and the Sunset Club's owner, the country's most notorious criminal, Al Capone . . ."-- Provided by

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  • ISBN: 9781448311224
  • ISBN: 1448311225
  • Physical Description: 216 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: First world edition.
  • Publisher: Edinburgh : Severn House, an imprint of Canongate Books Ltd., 2023.
Subject: Oak Park (Ill.) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Chicago (Ill.) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Detective and mystery stories.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.

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La Conner Regional Library FIC DAMS 113072 FICTION Checked out 12/18/2023

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