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Sujata Massey

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Sujata Massey is the author of historical and mystery fiction set in Asia. She is best known for the Perveen Mistry series published in the United States by Soho Press and in India by Penguin Random House India. THE WIDOWS OF MALABAR HILL, the first Perveen novel, was named a Best Mystery/Thriller of 2018 and also an Amazon Best Mystery/Thriller of 2018. Additionally, the book won the Bruce Alexander Best Historical Mystery Award and is nominated for the Mary Higgins Clark award for women's mysteries and the Agatha award for best historical novel.

The second Perveen novel, THE SATAPUR MOONSTONE, comes out on May 14, 2019.

Sujata's other works include THE SLEEPING DICTIONARY (2013) and eleven Rei Shimura mysteries published from 1997-2014. Fo
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The Satapur Moonstone is Out and About

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I’m thrilled to share the news that The Satapur Moonstone is finally in bookstores. My newest mystery novel was released last week as a hardcover in the US from Soho Press and as a Penguin India paperback for the Indian Subcontinent.


The Satapur Moonstone


This is the second Perveen Mistry novel in the new series I am writing. In this adventure, Perveen takes a...

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“Remember this! It is never an entire people who is cruel; it is merely individuals who exert their will on others.”
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“Crockery broke and fabric frayed. The delicate things I cared about perished, while the hard things like swords survived.”
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