"Piano tuner Frank Ryan is paid in kind by an aging music teacher with an old manuscript that turns out to be Beethoven's Tenth Symphony. Launched into a world of intrigue and violence, Ryan, an unlikely sleuth, realizes he must use his wits to conquer his enemies and solve the mystery of the manuscript. In the process Ryan discovers whom he can trust and what he is made of. Beethoven's Tenth is the first in a series featuring accidental sleuth Frank Ryan. Brian Harvey is a scientist and writer. He lives in Nanaimo, British Columbia"--Provided by publisher.