**WINNER OF THE CWA ENDEAVOUR HISTORICAL DAGGER **
‘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…
**A THE TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES CRIME CLUB TOP 40 BOOK OF LAST FIVE YEARS**
Praise for the Wyndham and Banerjee series :
‘A thought-provoking rollercoaster’ Ian Rankin
‘Does for the Raj what Philip Kerr did for the Reich’ The Times/Sunday Times Crime Club
‘Highly entertaining‘ Daily Telegraph
If you enjoyed A Rising Man, further books in the Wyndham and Banerjee series are available now:
A Necessary Evil
Smoke and Ashes
Death in the East
The Shadows of Men