Oil changes everything. Tess was a runaway, trying to survive as a bar girl. Mike was a fugitive from his past, exploring for oil. His knowledge of the disputed waters of the South China Sea were worth millions. She became the pawn to buy his silence. Then she would die. Love and determination was all they had to stay alive ... and stay together.
“Delhi is still a name to conjure with,” said the British Viceroy, Lord Harding, in 1911 when debating where to site the capital city of the Imperial Raj. Rana Dasgupta’s highly readable, entertaining... [ Read full review ]