India's Most Wonderful, Charming, Delightful and Private Investigator
These light and lovely crime novels follow the exploits of India's most famous detective, Vish "Chubby" Puri and his team of crack undercover operatives, as they navigate the complexities of life in Delhi, India, population 21 million. So far, there are four books in the Vish Puri, India's Most Private Investigator mystery series.
Cozy lovers take note: humor, heart and great food. Set in India
These books are as tasty as Puri's favorite butter chicken, rich with local detail and memorable characters, animated by puzzle plots that take us into the most fascinating nooks and crannies of Indian society. Plus: great Indian-English dialogue.
Start with The Case of the Deadly Butter Chicken (#3).
Below, the Vish Puri mystery novels in chronological order:
(2009, Vish Puri, India's Most Private Investigator Mystery Books #1)
Vish to the rescue when the only honest lawyer in Jaipur is arrested for murder. Vish investigates a murder by a goddess.
(2012, Vish Puri, India's Most Private Investigator Mystery Books #3)
A deadly dinner leads Vish to investigate the gambling mafia, a trail that leads to Pakistan.
(2013, Vish Puri, India's Most Private Investigator Mystery Books #4)
A Romeo and Juliet story set in the contemporary caste system