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Abir Mukherjee is the bestselling author of the Sam Wyndham series of crime novels set in Raj-era India.
His debut, A Rising Man, won the CWA Endeavour Dagger for best historical crime novel of 2017, was a Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month, and Waterstones Thriller of the Month.
His second novel, A Necessary Evil, won the Wilbur Smith Award for Adventure Writing, was shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger for best crime novel of 2018, and was featured on ITV as a Zoe Ball Book Club pick.
Abir grew up in Scotland and now lives in London with his wife and two sons.