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The Strange Disappearance of a Bollywood Star

The Strange Disappearance of a Bollywood Star



The enchanting new Baby Ganesh Agency novel sees Inspector Chopra and his elephant sidekick investigating the dark side of Bollywood.

Mumbai thrives on extravagant spectacles and larger-than-life characters.

But even in the city of dreams, there is no guarantee of a happy ending.

Rising star and incorrigible playboy Vikram Verma has disappeared, leaving his latest film in jeopardy. Hired by Verma’s formidable mother to find him, Inspector Chopra and his sidekick, baby elephant Ganesha, embark on a journey deep into the world’s most flamboyant movie industry.

As they uncover feuding stars, failed investments and death threats, it seems that many people have a motive for wanting Verma out of the picture.

And yet, as Chopra has long suspected, in Bollywood the truth is often stranger than fiction…

See what everyone is saying about this brilliant read:

‘I am in love with this series.’ Goodreads reviewer

‘First class read.’ Amazon reviewer

‘I can honestly say that I struggle with 364 days of the year when I do not have a new Vaseem Khan book to read. ‘ Goodreads reviewer

‘A brilliant addition to the series’ Amazon reviewer

‘I couldn’t put it down… This is a real treasure of a book.’ Goodreads reviewer
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 4th May 2017

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781473612358

Reviews

Praise for THE UNEXPECTED INHERITANCE OF INSPECTOR CHOPRA
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Keeps things heart-warming while tackling corruption at the highest levels and violent crime at the lowest. Endearing and gripping, it sets up Inspector Chopra - and the elephant - for a long series.
The Sunday Times
Enchanting
Woman & Home
Chopra, diligent, incorruptible and not entirely at ease with shiny new India, is a delight, as is his redoubtable wife, Poppy - and Ganesha the elephant, once he has cheered up a bit, proves a very useful ally indeed. Utterly charming
Guardian
A sparkling debut with a zippy plot and an endearing set of characters
The Lady
A cast of intriguing characters that it will be a joy to see develop. But the greatest strength is the setting in the teeming city of Mumbai, from which the colour and atmosphere flows out of every page in this enjoyable, whimsical tale
Daily Express
A quirky murder mystery... full of colourful characters and insightful details about human motivation
Irish Examiner
Delightful
Good Housekeeping
There have been many insipid imitators of the Alexander McCall Smith formula, grafting a cosy mystery into a depiction of a foreign culture dripping with local colour, but Khan has the quirkiness and hint of grit to make his portrayal of modern Mumbai memorable
Sunday Express
This mystery works on every expected level and on a couple of unique ones...A great warmth and wisdom infuse this and the other Baby Ganesh books.
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