This compelling and thoughtful novel tells a tale of human error, loyalty, loss, love and waste. Set against a backdrop of war and a love of jazz.
London 1940. Troubled cabbie and part-time musician Ace Hooker is facing up to the prospect of doing his bit as a volunteer fireman. Haunted by his father's execution for cowardice during the First World War, Ace soon gets more than he bargained for when the Blitz starts. One night of fear and passion leads to lifelong consequences in this narrative of loyalty and loss, love and bitterness, against a backdrop of war and a love of jazz.
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