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Head of Zeus
Mourning Raga
Mourning Raga Ellis Peters
 The Felse Investigations, 9

No case is too strange or too baffling for the policeman George Felse and his son, Dominic. Over 13 instalments and two decades, the Felse Investigations will take them from their home on the Welsh Borders to the southernmost tip of India.

When his girlfriend's beautiful but erratic filmstar mother Chloe calls to ask a favour, Dominic Felse fears the worst. But she makes the couple an offer they can't refuse: an all-expenses-paid trip to India to escort 14-year-old Anjili Kumar, the daughter of Chloe's co-star, to stay with her father while her mother is filming in England.

But Dominic's fears are not unfounded as they soon discover that travelling with the spoilt, precocious Anjili is no sinecure – and the task of delivering her back to her family proves less than easy. Dominic and Theodosia find themselves embroiled in a mystery that swiftly and shockingly becomes a murder investigation. For behind the colourful, smiling mask of India that the tourist sees is another country – remote, mysterious – and often shatteringly brutal...

Head of Zeus * Crime Fiction
10 Aug 2015 * 189pp * £5.99 * 9781784972875
REVIEWS
'A beguiling writer'
Daily Telegraph
'A cult figure of crime fiction'
Financial Times
'Strongly plotted story of kidnapping and murder in a well-observed Delhi. Exciting and humane'
The Times
ALSO IN THE SERIES
The Complete Felse Investigations
Fallen into the Pit
The Knocker on Death's Door
Death to the Landlords
City of Gold and Shadows
Rainbow's End
Death and the Joyful Woman
Flight of a Witch
A Nice Derangement of Epitaphs
The Piper on the Mountain
Black is the Colour of My True Love's Heart
The Grass Widow's Tale
The House of Green Turf
Author
Ellis Peters
Ellis Peters
Ellis Peters (the pen name of Edith Pargeter, 1913–1995) is a writer beloved of millions of readers worldwide and has been widely adapted for radio and television. Ellis Peters was awarded an OBE for her services to literature in 1994.
ALSO BY Ellis Peters
Brother Cadfael: The Complete Chronicles
The Complete Felse Investigations
A Rare Benedictine: The Advent Of Brother Cadfael
A Morbid Taste For Bones
Fallen into the Pit
The Pilgrim Of Hate
The Knocker on Death's Door
An Excellent Mystery
Death to the Landlords
The Raven In The Foregate
City of Gold and Shadows
The Rose Rent
Rainbow's End
The Hermit Of Eyton Forest
The Confession Of Brother Haluin
The Heretic's Apprentice
The Potter's Field
The Summer Of The Danes
The Holy Thief
One Corpse Too Many
Death and the Joyful Woman
Brother Cadfael's Penance
Monk's Hood
Flight of a Witch
Saint Peter's Fair
A Nice Derangement of Epitaphs
The Leper Of Saint Giles
The Piper on the Mountain
The Virgin In The Ice
Black is the Colour of My True Love's Heart
The Sanctuary Sparrow
The Grass Widow's Tale
The Devil's Novice
The House of Green Turf
Dead Man's Ransom
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