The Palace Tiger (Joe Sandilands Murder Mysteries)

The Palace Tiger (Joe Sandilands Murder Mysteries)

Barbara Cleverly

In her award-winning mysteries–from The final Kashmiri Rose to The Damascened Blade–Barbara Cleverly paints a stunning portrait of the British Raj, infusing it with intrigue, attraction, and risk. And in her detective hero Joe Sandilands, struggle veteran and Scotland backyard policeman, Cleverly provides us a gallant advisor to this paradise misplaced. Having noticeable humankind at its worst, now, in a lush royal nation, Sandilands will see it at its such a lot dangerously complex....

In northern India, Ranipur is well known for its trove of worthwhile gemstones, its beautiful palace, and its medieval mores in concerns concerning women and men. yet Ranipur’s prince is demise, and Joe has been despatched to be Her Majesty’s witness to a charged conflict of succession. With heirs lifeless and one other operating for his existence, Joe suspects assassin is hiding one of the palace’s viewers and citizens, from English opportunists to scorned other halves and a deadly seductress. Now, as a gilded, distant bastion teeters on the point of chaos and a man-eating tiger prowls the within reach nation-state, Joe needs to flip hunter–of a human, an animal, and the starvation that drives them both....

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