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Sujata Massey

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Sujata Massey is the author of historical and mystery fiction. She's well-known for the Rei Shimura mystery series, ten books which have won the Agatha and Macavity awards and been nominated for the Edgar, Anthony, and Mary Higgins Clark awards. The eleventh book in the series, THE KIZUNA COAST, will be published in November 2014.

Sujata also writes historical novels set in 19th and 20th century India. THE SLEEPING DICTIONARY (novel and audiobook) tells the story of Kamala, young woman making her way in Bengal during the end of the British Raj period. Born poor in a costal village, but rising to a position of influence in an elite British household in Calcutta, Kamala's personal journey becomes entwined with India's own struggle for indepen
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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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