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A Rising Man

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'An exceptional historical crime novel' C.J. Sansom

India, 1919. Desperate for a fresh start, Captain Sam Wyndham arrives to take up an important post in Calcutta's police force.

He is soon called to the scene of a horrifying murder. The victim was a senior official, and a note left in his mouth warns the British to leave India – or else.

With the stability of the Empire under threat, Wyndham and Sergeant 'Surrender-not' Banerjee must solve the case quickly. But there are some who will do anything to stop them...


**WINNER OF THE CWA ENDEAVOUR HISTORICAL DAGGER **

'A thought-provoking rollercoaster' Ian Rankin

'Highly entertaining...set in a Calcutta so convincingly evoked that readers will find sweat bursting from their foreheads' Daily Telegraph

If you enjoyed A Rising Man, further books in the Sam Wyndham series are available now:

A Necessary Evil
Smoke and Ashes
Death in the East


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Publisher: Random House
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  • ISBN: 9781473522466
  • File size: 1656 KB
  • Release date: May 5, 2016

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  • ISBN: 9781473522466
  • File size: 2657 KB
  • Release date: May 5, 2016

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'An exceptional historical crime novel' C.J. Sansom

India, 1919. Desperate for a fresh start, Captain Sam Wyndham arrives to take up an important post in Calcutta's police force.

He is soon called to the scene of a horrifying murder. The victim was a senior official, and a note left in his mouth warns the British to leave India – or else.

With the stability of the Empire under threat, Wyndham and Sergeant 'Surrender-not' Banerjee must solve the case quickly. But there are some who will do anything to stop them...


**WINNER OF THE CWA ENDEAVOUR HISTORICAL DAGGER **

'A thought-provoking rollercoaster' Ian Rankin

'Highly entertaining...set in a Calcutta so convincingly evoked that readers will find sweat bursting from their foreheads' Daily Telegraph

If you enjoyed A Rising Man, further books in the Sam Wyndham series are available now:

A Necessary Evil
Smoke and Ashes
Death in the East


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