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The Invitation

(A book in the Detective Kamil Rahman series)
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*A Detective Kamil Rahman short story*

'Thrilling...a terrific series' Sunday Times

Someone's put murder on the menu...

Kamil Rahman is working as a waiter at an Indian restaurant when his boss Anjoli receives a strange email titled
Invitation to a Beheading. It claims to be a celebration of Anne Boleyn's 500th anniversary of her imprisonment and death, but when the pair arrive at the Bloody Tower, things take a sinister turn. Anjoli discovers an old friend has been kidnapped, and the only way to save her is to solve a series of clues leading them across London to her whereabouts.

In a race against the clock, can Kamil and Anjoli find the missing woman before time runs out?

*This is a digital-exclusive free short story, set in the world of the beloved Detective Kamil Rahman series.*

If you enjoyed this short story, the novels are available now:
The Waiter
The Cook
The Detective

Coming in 2024:
The Spy


Ajay Chowdhury has partnered with Google's Pixel Fold to launch a first of its kind interactive eBook of
The Invitation, which is also available to download for free. It offers a fun and interactive read, ideal for filling the average commute. Embedded with puzzles designed to stimulate and challenge, the eBook is optimised for the Pixel Fold - Google's first foldable phone.


Praise for the Detective Kamil Rahman series:

'Hugely entertaining' ANN CLEEVES

'The Detective has all the ingredients for a great crime series' SUN

'[Kamil is a] likeable inspector . . . We shall hear much more of him' DAILY MAIL

'An elegantly constructed thriller' THE TIMES

'Outstanding' SUNDAY TIMES
Genre: Mystery

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