The Satapur Moonstone

The Satapur Moonstone India It is rainy season in the lush remote Satara mountains southeast of Bombay where the kingdom of Satapur is tucked away A curse seems to have fallen upon Satapur s royal family whose mah
  • Title: The Satapur Moonstone
  • Author: Sujata Massey
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  • Page: 437
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  • The Satapur Moonstone
    India, 1922 It is rainy season in the lush, remote Satara mountains southeast of Bombay, where the kingdom of Satapur is tucked away A curse seems to have fallen upon Satapur s royal family, whose maharaja died of a sudden illness shortly before his teenage son was struck down in a tragic accident The kingdom is now ruled by an agent of the British Raj on behalf of Sata India, 1922 It is rainy season in the lush, remote Satara mountains southeast of Bombay, where the kingdom of Satapur is tucked away A curse seems to have fallen upon Satapur s royal family, whose maharaja died of a sudden illness shortly before his teenage son was struck down in a tragic accident The kingdom is now ruled by an agent of the British Raj on behalf of Satapur s two maharanis, the dowager queen and the maharaja s widow The royal ladies are in dispute over the education of the young crown prince, and a lawyer s council is required but the maharanis live in purdah and do not speak to men Just one person can help them Perveen Mistry, India s only female lawyer Perveen is determined to bring peace to the royal house and make a sound recommendation for the young prince s future, but knows she is breaking a rule by traveling alone as a woman into the remote countryside And she arrives to find that the Satapur palace is full of cold blooded power plays and ancient vendettas Too late, she realizes she has walked into a trap But whose And how can she protect the royal children from the palace s deadly curse Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 384 pages Expected publication May 14th 2019 by Soho Crime More Details Original Title The Satapur Moonst
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    The Satapur Moonstone A Perveen Mistry Novel Massey THE SATAPUR MOONSTONE by Sujata Massey This the second mystery starring Purveen Mistry, a female Indian lawyer practicing in Bombay in If you have not read the first, you might want to check it out first, so you know the backstory. The Satapur Moonstone by Sujata Massey, Paperback Barnes Mar , Simply put, The Satapur Moonstone is a flawless gem Historical mysteries don t get any better than this New York Journal of Books Brillaintly penned The Satapur Moonstone can easily have a Bollywood version and I will not be surprised if it becomes a Box Office topper Gaysi The Satapur Moonstone Perveen Mistry, by Sujata Massey The Satapur Moonstone is the second book in the Perveen Mistry series by award winning British born American author, Sujata Massey When the governor s top councillor offers Bombay s first female solicitor, Perveen Mistry a small job in the Sahyadri Mountains at the tiny Princely State of Satapur The Satapur Moonstone Soho Press The Satapur Moonstone Soho Press Bold Literary Voices Award Winning International Crime Fiction Groundbreaking Young Adult Fiction Award winning author Sujata Massey returns readers to the s India of Perveen Mistry, Bombay s first female lawyer, and this time Perveen must travel north while reluctantly in the employment of the British Raj to assist in a complex dispute over a late maharaja s The Satapur Moonstone by Sujata Massey About The Satapur Moonstone The highly anticipated follow up to the critically acclaimed novel The Widows of Malabar Hill India, It is rainy season in the lush, remote Sahyadri mountains, where the princely state of Satapur is tucked away. The Satapur Moonstone complex women that are than Jul , The Satapur Moonstone takes Perveen Mistry to a remote state to investigate a mystery that is claiming thee lives of the maharajas.

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    Sujata Massey is the author of historical and mystery fiction She s well known for the Rei Shimura mystery series, ten books which have won the Agatha and Macavity awards and been nominated for the Edgar, Anthony, and Mary Higgins Clark awards The eleventh book in the series, THE KIZUNA COAST, will be published in November 2014 Sujata also writes historical novels set in 19th and 20th century I Sujata Massey is the author of historical and mystery fiction She s well known for the Rei Shimura mystery series, ten books which have won the Agatha and Macavity awards and been nominated for the Edgar, Anthony, and Mary Higgins Clark awards The eleventh book in the series, THE KIZUNA COAST, will be published in November 2014 Sujata also writes historical novels set in 19th and 20th century India THE SLEEPING DICTIONARY novel and audiobook tells the story of Kamala, young woman making her way in Bengal during the end of the British Raj period Born poor in a costal village, but rising to a position of influence in an elite British household in Calcutta, Kamala s personal journey becomes entwined with India s own struggle for independence In India, the sme book is published as CITY OF PALACES.Sujata has followed up this sweeping saga with a novella, THE AYAH S TALE This is a coming of age story of a young Indian ayah caring for children in a British family Will her devotion to the family s neglected children overshadow her own dreams of personal happiness Trains, the hill resort of Darjeeling, and fabulous jewelry all play supporting roles in this e book.Sujata lives in Balti, Maryland, with her family In addition to writing, she loves to travel, read, cook, garden and walk

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  • This is the second in the series and not quite as strong as the first In the 1920 s the female Bombay lawyer, Perveen, is unable to argue in court and works as a solicitor for her father s firm She is hired as a counselor to determine the education of a crown prince which is in dispute between his mother and grandmother, the dowager queen The men of the royal family have tragically died so an agent of the state now rules the province Once again, the women are observing purdah and once again This [...]


  • Probably a 3.5 that is closer to a 3, but it gets the bump up for being the book to get me out of my reading slump Watch me talk about the book in my October wrap up


  • I had hoped to come back to the Perveen Mistry books in print and enjoy myself and happily I did I very much disliked the audiobook of the first novel I was pleased that the setting here moved to somewhere new and we got to see Perveen mostly on her own Part of the pleasure of this kind of book is diving into a piece of history I don t know well, exploring a whole new set of customs and beliefs, and we get a very different world here than we did in the first book, looking at the Hindu I had hope [...]


  • Can t Sujata Massey write any faster I ve already had the pleasure of reading her second Perveen Mistry mystery coming out in May which means it s a long wait for the next book in the series Dang The Widows of Malabar Hill introduced Perveen Mistry, Esq a lady lawyer in 1920s Bombay She attended Oxford and has joined her father s law firm In the Widows, she was tasked with entering the zanana of a wealthy Muslim family to interview the widows of a wealthy man whose will was being dis Can t Sujat [...]


  • The Satapur Moonstone is a leap in time to the 1920 s and a giant leap in culture, customs, and history to India Sujata Massey has written an informative and entertaining tale of a young Indian lawyer who just happens to be a woman at a time when women had so few opportunities or rights Perveen Mistry is a delightful heroine who tries to balance her legal background with the societal conventions of her time Thoughtfully, Ms Massey includes a little glossary with Indian terms that are somewha The [...]


  • This is the second in a mystery series, set on 1920 s India Preveen Mistry is a lawyer from Bombay, sent to work out a compromise regarding a young Maharaja s future schooling Preveen quickly realizes there are serious issues, including the death of the Maharaja s older brother I highly recommend this series, which offers a detailed look into pre independence India, it s culture and various religions and traditions Thanks to Netgalley for the ARC.


  • I m entranced with this series set in 1920 s India and featuring an Oxford trained, Indian woman lawyer who is a Parsi Zoroastrian Absolutely intriguing character and fascinating plots The first one in the series, The Widows of Malabar Hill, gave readers the background of Perveen Mistry, her missteps in training as a lawyer, following in her father s steps, and her disasterous romance, all bundled into a very interesting mystery Being one of the very few women lawyers in India, Perveen finds I m [...]


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