Tulip Season: A Mitra Basu Mystery
A missing domestic-violence counselor. A wealthy and callous husband. A dangerous romance.
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Kareena Sinha, an Indian-American domestic-violence counselor, disappears from her Seattle home. When the police dismiss suspicions that she herself was a victim of spousal abuse, her best friend, Mitra Basu, a young landscape designer, resolves to find her. Mitra’s search reveals glimpses of a secret life involving her friend and a Bollywood actor of ill repute. Following the trail, Mitra is lured back to India where she uncovers the actor’s ties to the Mumbai underworld and his financial difficulties – landing her into a web of life-threatening intrigue where Mitra can’t be sure of Kareena’s safety or her own.
PRAISE FOR TULIP SEASON
“Mitra is gunpowder chutney to the mystery genre, her adventures a hot refreshing blast of sumptuous storytelling. Bharti Kirchner has once again conquered another literary field. HighlyAddictive. Skye Moody, Author of the mystery Three Bags Full
"An evocative look at Seattle's darker side." Cara Black, author of the mystery novel, Murder at the Lanterne Rouge.
"A multi-layered mystery. Lovely and compelling." Curt Colbert, co-author of the upcoming mystery novel, Dial ‘C’ for Chihuahua.
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