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From the winner of theCWA Historical Dagger Award and theWilbur Smith Award A skilfully blended dual narrative twice the intrigue, twice the fun Mukherjee is at the top of his game Mick Herron, author of the Jackson Lamb series, on Death in the East The gloriously atmospheric Death in the East is his Mukherjee s best book so far, a cracking read ScotsmanCalcutta police detective Captain Sam Wyndham and his quick witted Indian Sergeant, Surrender not Banerjee, are back for another rip roaring adventure set in s India, London As a young constable, Sam Wyndham is on his usual East London beat when he comes across an old flame, Bessie Drummond, attacked in the streets The next day, when Bessie is found brutally beaten in her own room, locked from the inside, Wyndham promises to get to the bottom of her murder But the case will cost the young constablethan he ever imagined, India Leaving Calcutta, Captain Sam Wyndham heads for the hills of Assam, to the ashram of a sainted monk where he hopes to conquer his opium addiction But when he arrives, he sees a ghost from his life in London a man thought to be long dead, a man Wyndham hoped he would never see again Wyndham knows he must call his friend and colleague Sergeant Banerjee for help He is certain this figure from his past isn t here by coincidence He is here for revengePraise for the Sam Wyndham series A thought provoking rollercoaster Ian Rankin Confirms Abir Mukherjee as a rising star of historical crime fiction The Times Cracking A journey into the dark underbelly of the British Raj Daily Express A brilliantly conceived murder mystery set amidst political and social turmoil beautifully crafted C J Sansom