The Case of the Missing Servant: From the Files of Vish Puri, Most Private Investigator (A Vish Puri Mystery)

The Case of the Missing Servant: From the Files of Vish Puri, Most Private Investigator (A Vish Puri Mystery)

Tarquin Hall


the 1st in a detective sequence that “immediately joins the No. 1 girls’ Detective employer as representing the easiest in foreign cozies” (Booklist, starred review).

Meet Vish Puri, India’s so much inner most investigator. Portly, power, and unmistakably Punjabi, he cuts a decided swath via smooth India’s swindlers, cheats, and murderers.

In sizzling and dusty Delhi, the place name facilities and shops are altering the traditional textile of Indian lifestyles, Puri’s major paintings comes from screening potential marriage companions, a role as soon as the look after of aunties and kinfolk clergymen. but if a good public litigator is accused of murdering his maidservant, it takes all of Puri’s assets to enquire. along with his group of undercover operatives—Tubelight, Flush, and Facecream—Puri combines sleek recommendations with ideas of detection proven in India greater than thousand years in the past, and divulges glossy India in all its seething complexity.

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