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Trouble in the Brasses

(The fourth book in the Madoc / Rys series)
A novel by

While stranded in the wilderness, an orchestra confronts a killer in its ranks

Although he is a decorated officer of the Mounted Police, Madoc Rhys's tin ear has long been an embarrassment to his musically fixated family. But when his father's orchestra needs a policeman, the Mountie gets a chance to make daddy proud. It began as pranks among the brass instruments, but something is rotten inside the Wagstaffe Symphony, and is about to graduate to something criminal. Called in to look into the tensions within the group, Madoc arrives just in time to see the French horn player keel over.

The death appears natural, and the orchestra boards the plane to its next engagement. But when a storm forces them to make an emergency landing and take shelter in an eerie old lodge, the extent of the danger becomes clear. Madoc may never understand music, but he has a good ear for murder, and is about to show off his chops.

Genre: Mystery    

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Used availability for Alisa Craig's Trouble in the Brasses

Paperback Editions

March 1989 : USA Paperback

Title: Trouble in the Brasses
Author(s): Alisa Craig, Charlotte MacLeod
ISBN: 0-380-75539-4 / 978-0-380-75539-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon Books
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Audio Editions

December 2012 : USA Audio edition

Title: Trouble in the Brasses
Author(s): Charlotte MacLeod
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

October 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition

Title: Trouble in the Brasses (The Madoc and Janet Rhys Mysteries Book 4)
Author(s): Charlotte MacLeod
Publisher: Road
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