The Waiter

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Disgraced detective Kamil Rahman moves from Kolkata to London to start afresh as a waiter in an Indian restaurant. But the day he caters a birthday party for his boss’s friend on Millionaire’s Row, his simple new life becomes rather complicated. The event is a success, the food is delicious, but later that evening the host, Rakesh, is found dead in his swimming pool. Suspicion falls on Rakesh’s new wife, Neha, and Kamil is called to investigate for the family, with the help of his boss’s daughter Anjoli. Kamil and Anjoli prove a capable team – but as the investigation progresses, Kamil struggles to keep memories of the case that destroyed his career in Kolkata at bay, and his past will soon catch up with him in some rather unexpected ways.

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* A SUNDAY TIMES CRIME BOOK OF THE MONTH *

‘Hugely entertaining’ – ANN CLEEVES
‘An outstanding debut’ – SUNDAY TIMES
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Ex-detective Kamil Rahman is embroiled in a case that might just change his life – for better or for worse . . .

Disgraced detective Kamil Rahman moves from Kolkata to London to start afresh as a waiter in an Indian restaurant. But the peace of his new life is soon shattered. The day Kamil caters an extravagant party, the powerful host, Rakesh, is found dead in his swimming pool.

Suspicion falls on Rakesh’s young and glamorous new wife, and Kamil is called to investigate for the family. Kamil and Anjoli, his boss’s daughter, prove a winning team – yet as the case progresses, and their relationship grows, the events of Kamil’s past threaten to catch up with him . . .
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‘A rip-roaring mystery that’s engrossing from start to finish’ – ABIR MUKHERJEE

‘This detective waiter has all the ingredients for a great crime series’ – SUN

‘[Kamil is a] likeable inspector . . . We shall hear much more of him’ – DAILY MAIL

‘An elegantly constructed thriller’ – THE TIMES

Additional information

Weight 0.248 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 13 × 2.2 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

325

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K