The Last Resident: The Love Story of a British Official and an Indian Princess by Shahzad Rizvi
Approx. 73,720 words.
Published on December 19, 2010.
British diplomat Nigel loves India and Muslim culture, but not his spoiled wife Pamela. He falls in love with the married Muslim princess of the state where he serves. When Pamela is murdered, Nigel has an obvious motive, but did he do it? His only hope for exoneration lies with the state's Jewish prime minister who is in prison for treason. Surprising twists in a love story of India and empire.