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The Detective

The Detective

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

Summary

*As seen on The One Show*

*Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month*


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

HAS SOMEONE GOT AWAY WITH MURDER?

On the verge of a four-billion-dollar deal, a tech entrepreneur from Shoreditch is found dead in a construction site, which leads to the discovery of three skeletons over a hundred years old.

But as fresh bodies turn up, can Detective Kamil - along with his friend Anjoli - prevent another murder?

Desperate to solve his first case for the Met, will Kamil put his reputation on the line... then cross it?

*The thrilling new Kamil Rahman mystery, THE SPY, is available to pre-order now!*

Praise for the Detective Kamil Rahman series:

'Hugely entertaining' ANN CLEEVES

'The Detective 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

'Outstanding' SUNDAY TIMES

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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