British India. The summer of 1942. Bombay. From the leafy lanes of Wodehouse Road, a British woman goes missing from her home. Her husband Thomas Stanton, wants to keep the police out of the loop, and thus calls in Bombays first Private Detective, Barnabas Mehta. Barnabas, the son of a cook, has been brought up under the tutelage of his fathers employer, Francis Curtis, and thus knows the ways of the British. But that isnt enough to solve the mystery for him. His search for Rose leads him to the bylanes of Girgaum where he finds a murder to solve and webs of deceit to traverse. Who would murder Rose so brutally? Family secrets and the machinations of an evil mind theyre all there for Barnabas Mehta to unveil!
About the Author
Sangeeta Nambiar is a playwright and theatre director with a background in television and films. She has worked extensively in Delhi and Mumbai, writing, directing and producing for Indian television. In 2001, she moved to Singapore and began to explore her love for theatre. She has written and directed five plays and is currently working on her first feature film.
Certified Buyer, Jaipur
A very good book
An enjoyable read