The Crime Writers' Association

Historical 2021

Vaseem Khan
Midnight at Malabar House
shortlisted
Hodder & Stoughton

Amazon

Inspector Persis Wadia, India’s first female police inspector, finally lands a big case: investigating the murder of a prominent English diplomat in the midst of hosting his own New Year’s Eve Ball, in Bombay 1949. His murderer hopes that she is going to fail—and so do her superiors.