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The Axeman's Jazz

(2014)
(The Axeman)
A novel by

 
Inspired by a true story, set against the heady backdrop of jazz-filled, mob-ruled New Orleans, The Axeman's Jazz by Ray Celestin is a gripping thriller announcing a major talent in historical crime fiction. Winner of the CWA John Creasey New Blood Dagger for Best Debut Crime Novel of the Year. Shortlisted for the Theakston's Crime Novel of the Year Award As recommended on the Radio 2 Arts Show with Claudia Winkleman New Orleans, 1919. As a dark serial killer - The Axeman - stalks the city, three individuals set out to unmask him: Detective Lieutenant Michael Talbot - Heading up the official investigation, but struggling to find leads, and harbouring a grave secret of his own. Former detective Luca d'Andrea - Now working for the mafia; his need to solve the mystery of The Axeman is every bit as urgent as that of the authorities. And Ida - A secretary at the Pinkerton Detective Agency. Obsessed with Sherlock Holmes and dreaming of a better life, she stumbles across a clue which lures her and her musician friend, Louis Armstrong, to the case - and into terrible danger ...As Michael, Luca and Ida each draw closer to discovering the killer's identity, The Axeman himself will issue a challenge to the people of New Orleans: play jazz or risk becoming the next victim.

 
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Used availability for Ray Celestin's The Axeman's Jazz


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Hardback Editions

May 2014 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: The Axeman's Jazz
Author(s): Ray Celestin
ISBN: 1-4472-5886-X / 978-1-4472-5886-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mantle
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Paperback Editions

September 2015 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Axeman: A New Orleans Thriller Based on a True Story
Author(s): Ray Celestin
ISBN: 1-4926-0916-1 / 978-1-4926-0916-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Axeman's Jazz
Author(s): Ray Celestin
ISBN: 1-4472-5888-6 / 978-1-4472-5888-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan
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May 2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Axeman's Jazz
Author(s): Ray Celestin
ISBN: 1-4472-5889-4 / 978-1-4472-5889-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mantle
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

September 2015 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Axeman
Author(s): Ray Celestin
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   

September 2015 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Axeman
Author(s): Ray Celestin
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon UK   

January 2015 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Axeman's Jazz
Author(s): Ray Celestin
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   

January 2015 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Axeman's Jazz
Author(s): Ray Celestin
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   

January 2015 : UK Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Axeman's Jazz
Author(s): Ray Celestin
ISBN: 1-4712-8564-2 / 978-1-4712-8564-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

September 2015 : USA Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Axeman
Author(s): Ray Celestin
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
Availability: Amazon   

May 2014 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Axeman's Jazz
Author(s): Ray Celestin
Publisher: Mantle
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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