Mourning Raga Author:Ellis peters It was typical of Dorette Lester, darling of the film world on two continents, that her 14 year old daughter, Anjli Kumar, should arrive from America just as Dorette was handed one of the leading roles in an English film. It was equally typical that her reaction would be to send the child to New Delhi to visit her father (whom neither had seen ... more »since the divorce years ago) without checking to see if he were alive or dead.
As it turned out, no one was quite sure. When Anjli arrived, carefully shepherded by Dominic Felse, son of the famous C.I.D. detective inspector, and his girlfriend, Tossa Barber, she learned that her father had been missing for over a year.
In a matter of hours, Anjli herself was missing, her disappearance coinciding with a vicious, apparently senseless murder.« less