The Satapur Moonstone

The Satapur Moonstone Review

The highly anticipated follow-up to the critically acclaimed novel The Widows of Malabar Hill.

India, 1922: It is rainy season in the lush, remote Sahyadri mountains, where the princely state of Satapur is tucked away. A curse seems to have fallen upon Satapur’s royal family, whose maharaja died of a sudden illness shortly before his teenage son was struck down in a tragic hunting accident. The state is now ruled by an agent of the British Raj on behalf of Satapur’s two maharanis, the dowager queen and her daughter-in-law.
 
The royal ladies are in a dispute over the education of the young crown prince, and a lawyer’s counsel is required. However, the maharanis live in purdah and do not speak to men. Just one person can help them: Perveen Mistry, Bombay’s only female lawyer. Perveen is determined to bring peace to the royal house and make a sound recommendation for the young prince’s future, but she arrives to find that the Satapur palace is full of cold-blooded power plays and ancient vendettas. Too late, she realizes she has walked into a trap. But whose? And how can she protect the royal children from the palace’s deadly curse?

Title:The Satapur Moonstone
Edition Language:English

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  • Annet

    I loved, loved this 2nd book about woman lawyer Perveen Mistry, set in the princely state of Satapur, tucked away in the remote Sahyadri mountains. India, 1922. Wonderfully engaging story, although fi...

  • etherealfire

    I won this ARC in a GoodReads Giveaway. The Satapur Moonstone marks the second adventure with the formidable, delightful paid female solicitor (and unpaid sleuth), Parveen Mistry. This second effort, ...

  • Tammy

    This is the second in the series and not quite as strong as the first. In the 1920’s the female Bombay lawyer, Perveen, is unable to argue in court and works as a solicitor for her father’s firm. ...

  • Rincey

    Probably a 3.5 that is closer to a 3, but it gets the bump up for being the book to get me out of my reading slump. Watch me talk about the book in my October wrap up: https://youtu.be/GBIadx3UXFg...

  • Jessica Woodbury

    I had hoped to come back to the Perveen Mistry books in print and enjoy myself more and happily I did. (I very much disliked the audiobook of the first novel.) I was pleased that the setting here move...

  • Shomeret

    I received a free ARC of this book via the F2F mystery group that I attend. I will be passing on the ARC to another member of the group in preparation for the group's future discussion of the book.As ...

  • Lynn

    The first book The Widows of Malabar Hill was one of my best reads of 2018 so I was eager to read this second entry in the Perveen Mistry series. The time is 1922 and the location is India. Perveen is...

  • Kate

    I loved the first book and couldn't wait to join Perveen on another lawerly adventure. I listened to the audiobook once again (a little sad that they switched narrators as I liked the previous narrato...

  • Jamie Canaves

    Great Historical Mystery! (TW suicide)I love this historical mystery series and if you’re already a fan of Perveen from the first book I don’t see any reason why you wouldn’t also enjoy this one...

  • Melanie (Mel's Bookland Adventures)

    I think this was suffering slightly from second book syndrome. Shall definitely pick up book 3. ...