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The Bombay Prince

(The third book in the Perveen Mistry series)
A novel by

India’s only female lawyer, Perveen Mistry, is compelled to bring justice to the family of a murdered female Parsi student just as Bombay’s streets erupt in riots to protest British colonial rule. Sujata Massey is back with this third installment to the Agatha and Mary Higgins Clark Award-winning series set in 1920s Bombay.

November, 1921. Edward VIII, Prince of Wales and future ruler of India, is arriving in Bombay to begin a fourmonth tour. The Indian subcontinent is chafing under British rule, and Bombay solicitor Perveen Mistry isn’t surprised when local unrest over the royal arrival spirals into riots. But she’s horrified by the death of Freny Cuttingmaster, an eighteen-year-old female Parsi student, who falls from a second-floor gallery just as the prince’s grand procession is passing by her college.

Freny had come for a legal consultation just days before her death, and what she confided makes Perveen suspicious that her death was not an accident. Feeling guilty for failing to have helped Freny in life, Perveen steps forward to assist Freny’s family in the fraught dealings of the coroner’s inquest. When Freny’s death is ruled a murder, Perveen knows she can’t rest until she sees justice done. But Bombay is erupting: as armed British secret service march the streets, rioters attack anyone with perceived British connections and desperate shopkeepers destroy their own wares so they will not be targets of racial violence. Can Perveen help a suffering family when her own is in danger?

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Hardback Editions

June 2021 : USA Hardback

Title: The Bombay Prince (A Perveen Mistry Novel)
Author(s): Sujata Massey
ISBN: 1-64129-105-2 / 978-1-64129-105-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
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Kindle Editions

June 2021 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Bombay Prince (A Perveen Mistry Novel Book 3)
Author(s): Sujata Massey
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU