(From the publisher):
As a favour to his girlfriend Tossa's beautiful but erratic filmstar mother, Dominic Felse agrees to escort a teenage heiress back to her father in India. But travelling with the spoilt, precocious Anjli is no sinecure - and the task of delivering her to her family proves even less easy.
Dominic and Tossa find themselves embroiled in a mystery that swiftly and shockingly becomes a murder investigation. For behind the colourful, smiling mask of India that the tourist sees is another country - remote, mysterious - and often shatteringly brutal...
Original title: Mourning Raga
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Police Procedural