The mystery surrounding Brian Jones‘ untimely death has fascinated Rolling Stones fans and rock historiansfor decades. While writing his latest novel, Greg Kihn turned to that tragedy for inspiration.
According to a press release, Kihn’s new book, titled Painted Black, “puts the Rolling Stones center stage as co-lead protagonists in a riveting and gripping page-turner about the mysterious death of founding guitarist Brian Jones, one of the most high-profile musicians in Rock Music’s 27 Club.” The story serves as a sequel to Kihn’s previous book, 2013′s Rubber Soul.