The Crime Writers' Association

Historical 2020

Abir Mukherjee
Death in the East
winner
Harvill Secker

Amazon

Young constable Sam Wyndham deals with a death in Edwardian Whitechapel that has personal issues for him. Seventeen years later in 1920s Raj-era India, assisted by Sergeant Banerjee, Sam finds himself faced with the same ruthless killer and a fiendishly clever murder.