Death in Kashmir: A Mystery
When young Sarah Parrish takes a skiing vacation to Gulmarg, a resort nestled in the mountains above the fabled Vale of Kashmir, she anticipates an entertaining but uneventful stay. But when she discovers that the deaths of two in her party are the reuslt of foul play, she finds herself... show more
When young Sarah Parrish takes a skiing vacation to Gulmarg, a resort nestled in the mountains above the fabled Vale of Kashmir, she anticipates an entertaining but uneventful stay. But when she discovers that the deaths of two in her party are the reuslt of foul play, she finds herself entrusted with a mission of unforseen importance. And when she leaves the ski slopes for the Waterwitch, a private houseboat on the placid shores of the Dal Lake near Srinagar, she discovers to her horror that the killer will stop at nothing to prevent Sarah from piecing the puzzle together.
Publish date: December 5th 2000
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Murder Mystery
, Romantic Suspense
Series: Death in... (#1)
Kaye is a well-rounded writer. She includes great characters, awesome setting, suspense, mystery. I just love this series!
I really enjoy how well [a:M.M. Kaye|1040250|M.M. Kaye|http://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1237692960p2/1040250.jpg] can write dialogue. The conversations between her characters are vivacious and sparkling, and they are a lot of fun to read. She can set scenes and moods like nobody's business, and her ...
3 Things about Death in Kashmir:(1) beautiful opening chapter! wonderfully suspenseful and eerie. a moonlit place in a foreign land full of empty spaces. briskly evocative of an off-kilter period, a time and place that is fading away and being changed into something new.(2) that time and place is 19...
This was my first M.M. Kaye book, and I found it a bit dry. There was humor, drama, mystery, romance, and thrills - of a sort. But IMO, the book dragged... too many red-herrings and too much description. And the mystery, itself, was unclear. Are we trying to catch the murderer? Figure out the messag...