Smoke and Ashes

Smoke and Ashes A Novel

First Pegasus Books hardcover edition

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Synopsis

India, 1921. Haunted by his memories of World War I, Captain Sam Wyndham is battling a serious addiction to opium that he must keep secret from his superiors in the Calcutta police force. When Sam is summoned to investigate a grisly murder, he is stunned at the sight of the body: he's seen this before. Last night, in a drug addled haze, he stumbled across a corpse with the same ritualistic injuries. It seems like there's a deranged killer on the loose. Unfortunately for Sam, the corpse was in an opium den--and revealing his presence there could cost him his career. With the aid of his quick-witted Indian Sergeant, Surrender-Not Banerjee, Sam must try to solve the two murders, all the while keeping his personal demons secret, before. somebody else turns up dead.

Book information

ISBN: 9781643130149
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Imprint: Pegasus Books
Pub date:
Edition: First Pegasus Books hardcover edition
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: 332
Weight: 499g
Height: 231mm
Width: 157mm
Spine width: 36mm