Murder at the Grand Raj Palace
In the enchanting new Baby Ganesh Agency novel, Inspector Chopra and his elephant sidekick go undercover to investigate a murder at Mumbai's grandest hotel.
For a century the iconic Grand Raj Palace Hotel has welcomed the world's elite. From film stars to foreign dignitaries, anyone who is anyone stays at the Grand Raj.
The last thing the venerable old hotel needs is a murd...more
Wonderful! This 4th book in the Baby Ganesh Agency Investigation equals the first book in quality. Entertaining, relaxing and fun! Private Investigator Chopra is now drawn into the Grand Raj Palace in Mumbai to investigate a suicide, or was it a murder? His feisty and lovely wife Poppy is now also showing her talents as a private detective, involved in another mystery in the Grand Raj Palace. And of course, the baby elephant Ganesh ...more
I read a lot and I read a lot of very different stuff but Vaseem Khan’s Baby Ganesh Agency series is one of the most witty, charming and beautifully written series out there. By about halfway through this one, book 4, I was thinking how wonderful it would be if it ran and ran…
There is a very subtle dark heart here, with clever plotting and that old school feel, once again the sense of place is wonderfully immersive. Chopra – and we must not fo ...more
We get a rather classic murder mystery, this ...more
Written with humour, and absorbing the reader in the vibrancy of India we still get a complicated, believable murder mystery. A wealthy and despised American art c ...more
The police are called out to the death of American billionaire Hollis Burbank at Mumbai's premier hotel, The Grand Raj Palace. The police hierarchy is anxious to avoid a diplomatic incident and label it suicide but Inspector Tripathi, the man leading the investigation, isn't so sure and enlists the help of Inspector Ch ...more
Such a charming series and great characters.
A book I'd suggest to every reader of the previous ones, but also to whom just want ...more
The novel opens with the history of the Grand Raj Palace. A history that is rotted in the British colonialism. The hotel was then and is now, revered as a symbol of India’s ambition and self-worth. I love how the author has cleverly weaved historical details into the story and the novel itself is scattered with them. It really adds to the beauty of what makes this series to great!
What also makes this series so great is the b ...more
Definitely my fave so far! The first one was grea ...more
A well conceived plot with side stories, and a thoroughly enjoyable read. I loved Poppy’s role and the new highjinx from Irfan and Ganesh.
Please keep these quality stories coming!