The Widows of Malabar Hill

Sujata Massey (Author)


1920s India: Perveen Mistry, Bombay's first female lawyer, is investigating a suspicious will on behalf of three Muslim widows living in full purdah when the case takes a turn toward the murderous. Inspired in part by the woman who made history as India's first female attorney, this is a richly wrought story of multicultural 1920s Bombay as well as the debut of a sharp and promising new sleuth.

Product Details

Price: $33.99
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
Published Date: February 07, 2018
Pages: 679
Dimensions: 5.6 X 1.3 X 8.4 inches | 1.5 pounds
ISBN: 9781432847845

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About the Author

Sujata Massey was born in England to parents from India and Germany, was raised mostly in St. Paul, Minnesota, and lives in Baltimore, Maryland. She was a features reporter for the Baltimore Evening Sun before becoming a full-time novelist. Her novels have won the Agatha and Macavity awards and been finalists for the Edgar, Anthony, and Mary Higgins Clark prizes. Visit her website at


"Massey's fans and historical fiction lovers will enjoy this fresh and original outing." -- starred, Library Journal