July 2009 Indie Next List
“Vish Puri, Most Private Investigator, is part Hercule Poirot and part Precious Ramotswe -- with a nod to Sherlock Holmes, deploying his team of undercover operatives in Delhi with shrewd skill. He's an old-fashioned, principled man, not afraid of modern technology as it changes the face of India. Irresistible, this quirky story should appeal to readers of every stripe, mystery and non.”
— Barbara Peters, The Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ
About the Author
Tarquin Hall is a British author and journalist who has lived and worked throughout South Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. He is the author of "The Case of the Missing Servant", "The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing", and "The Case of the Deadly Butter Chicken", along with dozens of articles and three works of nonfiction, including the highly acclaimed "Salaam Brick Lane", an account of a year spent living above a Bangladeshi sweatshop in London's notorious East End. He lives in Delhi with his wife, Indian-born journalist Anu Anand, and their son.