Baby Ganesh Agency: A Series Guide

Missed out on any of the Baby Ganesh Agency series? We've got a guide to get you all caught up.

Posted on April 1, 2019 in Series guide
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Missed out on any the Baby Ganesh Agency series? We’ve got a quick guide to get you all caught up.

‘For me a great crime series begins with a memorable detective, someone who, over time, we become intimately familiar with. We pick up the next book in the series and instantly become enmeshed in their world, their lives. We worry when they get into trouble; we are elated when they make headway on a case. They become as real to us as any of our friends. I wanted to create a detective novel where the reader feels that same affinity for the lead character – or characters in my case – Inspector Ashwin Chopra, and his young ward, the baby elephant named Ganesha, who turns up one day on Chopra’s doorstep with very little explanation for his presence.’ Vaseem Khan

1. The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra

On the day he retires, Inspector Ashwin Chopra discovers that he has inherited an elephant: an unlikely gift that could not be more inconvenient. For Chopra has one last case to solve…

2. The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown

For centuries the Koh-i-Noor diamond has set man against man and king against king.

Now part of the British Crown Jewels, the priceless gem is a prize that many have killed to possess.

So when the Crown Jewels go on display in Mumbai, security is everyone’s principal concern. And yet, on the very day Inspector Chopra visits the exhibition, the diamond is stolen from under his nose.

3. The Strange Disappearance of a Bollywood Star

Mumbai thrives on extravagant spectacles and larger-than-life characters. But even in the city of dreams, there is no guarantee of a happy ending.

Rising star and incorrigible playboy Vikram Verma has disappeared, leaving his latest film in jeopardy. Hired by Verma’s formidable mother to find him, Inspector Chopra and his sidekick, baby elephant Ganesha, embark on a journey deep into the world’s most flamboyant movie industry.

4. Murder at the Grand Raj Palace

For a century Mumbai’s iconic Grand Raj Palace Hotel has welcomed the world’s elite. Anyone who is anyone stays at the Grand Raj.

The last thing the venerable old hotel needs is a murder . . .

4. Bad Day at the Vulture Club

The Parsees are among the oldest, most secretive and most influential communities in the city: respected, envied and sometimes feared.

When prominent industrialist Cyrus Zorabian is murdered on holy ground, his body dumped inside a Tower of Silence – where the Parsee dead are consumed by vultures – the police dismiss it as a random killing. But his daughter is unconvinced…

 

 

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