Murder at the Grand Raj Palace

Murder at the Grand Raj Palace

In the enchanting new Baby Ganesh Agency novel, Inspector Chopra and his elephant sidekick go undercover to investigate a murder at Mumbai's grandest hotel.

For a century the iconic Grand Raj Palace Hotel has welcomed the world's elite. From film stars to foreign dignitaries, anyone who is anyone stays at the Grand Raj.

The last thing the venerable old hotel needs is a murder...

When American billionaire Hollis Burbank is found dead - the day after buying India's most expensive painting - the authorities are keen to label it a suicide. But the man in charge of the investigation is not so sure. Chopra is called in - and discovers a hotel full of people with a reason to want Burbank dead.

Accompanied by his sidekick, baby elephant Ganesha, Chopra navigates his way through the palatial building, a journey that leads him steadily to a killer, and into the heart of darkness . . .

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About Vaseem Khan

Vaseem Khan is the bestselling author of the Baby Ganesh Detective Agency series, a crime series based in Mumbai, India and featuring a baby elephant. The first book in the series, The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra, was a Times bestseller, a Waterstones’ paperback of the year, and an Amazon Best Debut. Vaseem first saw an elephant lumbering down the middle of the road in 1997 when he


    Murder at the Grand Raj Palace Reviews

  • Paromjit

    This is my first taste of this brilliant series, and I absolutely adored it! It is set in Mumbai, featuring Inspector Ashwin Chopra and his adorable and scene stealing baby elephant, Ganesha. It is fu...

  • Liz Barnsley

    Do you know what? I really *really* love this series.I read a lot and I read a lot of very different stuff but Vaseem Khan’s Baby Ganesh Agency series is one of the most witty, charming and beautifu...

  • Christine

    The Murder at the Grand Raj Palace means one delightful thing. Inspector Chopra is back for a fourth instalment, with his mischievous little companion elephant, Ganesha. All of us who have followed th...

  • Elaine Tomasso

    I would like to thank Netgalley and Hodder & Stoughton for an advance copy of Murder at the Grand Raj Palace, the fourth novel to feature Mumbai's Baby Ganesh Detective Agency.The police are called ou...

  • Julia

    Murder at the Grand Raj Palace is ultimately a good, fun murder mystery.The book was not as cosy as I was expecting – from the cover and the general premise – as it has one or two dark themes and ...

  • Jane Hunt

    If you're looking for a 21st-century take on the cosy mystery, this is a must-read. I love Miss Marple, Poirot and Midsomer Murders and this series encompasses the best of these with an enthralling ta...

  • Marco Giorgini

    In my opinion, probably the best case for detective Chopra so far as a whole, with the best mystery part. And Poppy has a greater role in this book and her wit and behavior add an intriguing tone to t...

  • John Lester

    Walking around with a baby elephant and nobody objects may be a stretch for some and even using one the oldest plots in mystery writing (the locked room) could be a deal breaker for others. Vaseem Kha...

  • Beagle44

    Each book in the series gets better and better. I love this family and of course baby Ganesha. I appreciate the fact that the author weaves in facts and historical perspective’s about India. I also,...

  • Helen Thompson

    Absolutely brilliant!!!!...