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For The Love Of Parvati

(2014)
(The third book in the Anita Ray series)
A novel by

 
 
In the foothills of South India a man struggles to free himself from ropes tying him to an old bridge while the monsoon rages. In the valley below, Anita Ray and her aunt are stopped at a roadblock while the car and luggage are searched. The police offer no explanation, but a sharpshooter watching from a tree nearby hints at danger.When Anita and Meena arrive at their destination, they find Lalita Amma's household in turmoil. Lalita's daughter, Valli, has left her husband, and Lalita's son, Prakash, the priest at a nearby temple, has left his job temporarily. He is strangely silent about troubles at the temple. The old servant, Thampi, has gone on a pilgrimage and Lalita has hired a new maidservant, Parvati, who speaks little but appears silently and unexpectedly throughout the house as she goes about her duties.When the monsoon clears for an afternoon, Anita escapes from the house. On a walk through the forest she comes across a body washed up along the riverbank. The police whisk the body away, insisting there is nothing sinister in the death. But Anita is certain she saw signs the man had been attacked.In this tale Anita comes face to face with a killer determined to exact revenge for a code of honor broken, a lover determined to rescue his beloved, and a woman desperate to survive.

Genre: Mystery

Used availability for Susan Oleksiw's For The Love Of Parvati

Hardback Editions

November 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: For the Love of Parvati (Anita Ray Mystery)
Author(s): Susan Oleksiw
ISBN: 1-4104-7244-2 / 978-1-4104-7244-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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May 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: For The Love Of Parvati (Anita Ray Mysteries)
Author(s): Susan Oleksiw
ISBN: 1-4328-2856-8 / 978-1-4328-2856-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Five Star
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Paperback Editions

March 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: For the Love of Parvati: An Anita Ray Mystery (Volume 3)
Author(s): Susan Oleksiw
ISBN: 0-9912082-9-3 / 978-0-9912082-9-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hale Street Press
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Kindle Editions

February 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: For the Love of Parvati: An Anita Ray Mystery
Author(s): Susan Oleksiw
Publisher: Hale Street Press
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