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 blinding portrait of the British Raj, infusing it with intrigue, appeal, and threat. And in her detective hero Joe Sandilands, struggle veteran and Scotland backyard policeman, Cleverly offers us a gallant consultant to this paradise misplaced. Having obvious humankind at its worst, now, in a lush royal nation, Sandilands will see it at its so much dangerously complex....

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

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