The Detective

The Detective

The addictive NEW edge-of-your-seat Detective Kamil Rahman Mystery

Summary

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From the award-winning author of THE WAITER comes the third instalment in the Detective Kamil Rahman Mystery series.

When a tech entrepreneur from Shoreditch is found dead in a construction site, along with three skeletons which are discovered to be over a hundred years old, Detective Kamil Rahman sets out to prove himself on his first case for the Met Police.

Praise for the Detective Rahman series:

'A rip-roaring mystery that's engrossing from start to finish' - ABIR MUKHERJEE

'This detective waiter has all the ingredients for a great crime series' - SUN

'[Kamil is a] likeable inspector . . . We shall hear much more of him' - DAILY MAIL

'An elegantly constructed thriller' - THE TIMES

'Hugely entertaining' - ANN CLEEVES

'An outstanding debut' - SUNDAY TIMES

©2023 Ajay Chowdhury (P)2023 Penguin Audio

Reviews

  • Hugely entertaining
    Ann Cleeves

About the author

Ajay Chowdhury

Ajay Chowdhury was the inaugural winner of the Harvill Secker–Bloody Scotland crime fiction award. He is a tech entrepreneur and theatre director who was born in India and now lives in London where he builds digital businesses, cooks experimental dishes for his wife and daughters and writes through the night. His children’s book, Ayesha and the Firefish, was published in 2016 and adapted into a musical.

The Waiter, published in 2021, is the first in his critically-acclaimed crime series about Detective Kamil Rahman, an ex-policeman from Kolkata who has moved to Brick Lane in London. It is being adapted for television by Moonage Pictures. Follow-up The Cook was published in May 2022 to excellent reviews and deals with the issue of homelessness. The third book in the series – The Detective – is about government surveillance and AI. The Spy is the fourth book in the Detective Kamil Rahman series.
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