A violinist is murdered in his home. The dead virtuoso's maid
swears she heard three musicians playing in the night. But with
only one body in the locked practice room - and no way in or out -
the case makes no sense.
Oscar de Muriel was born in Mexico City and moved to the UK to complete his PhD. He is a chemist, translator and violinist who now lives and works in Manchester. A Fever of the Blood is his second novel, The Strings of Murder was his first.