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India, 1920. Captain Wyndham and Sergeant Banerjee of the Calcutta Police Force investigate the dramatic assassination of a Maharajah's son, inthe sequel to ARising Man.
The fabulously wealthy kingdom of Sambalpore is home to tigers, elephants, diamond mines, and the beautiful Palace of the Sun. But when the heir to the throne is assassinated in the presence of Captain Sam Wyndham and Sergeant 'Surrender-Not' Banerjee, they discover a kingdom riven with suppressed conflict. Prince Adhir was a modernizer whose attitudesand romantic relationshipsmay have upset the more religious elements of his country, while his brothernow in line to the throneappears to be a feckless playboy.
As Wyndham and Banerjee desperately try to unravel the mystery behind the assassination, they become entangled in a dangerous world where those in power live by their own rulesand those who cross their paths pay with their lives. They must find a murderer, before the murderer finds them . . .
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About the Author
Abir Mukherjee is the winner of the 2017 CWA Historical Dagger Award for A Rising Man, which was also shortlisted for the Edgar Award. A Necessary Evil, the second novel in Captain Sam Wyndham and “Surrender-Not”
Banerjee mystery series, is also available from Pegasus Crime. He lives in London.