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Addison, Corban

Summary: Orphaned and homeless after a tsunami decimates their coastal India town, teenage sisters Ahalya and Sita Ghai are abducted and sold to a Mumbai brothel owner before they are helped by an American attorney fighting human trafficking.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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Addison, Corban

Summary: Orphaned and homeless after a tsunami decimates their coastal India town, teenage sisters Ahalya and Sita Ghai are abducted and sold to a Mumbai brothel owner before they are helped by an American attorney fighting human trafficking.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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Addison, Corban

Summary: When a tsunami rages through their coastal town in India, 17-year-old Ahalya Ghai and her 15-year-old sister Sita are left orphaned and homeless. As they struggle to reach the safe haven of the convent where they attend school, they are abducted by human traffickers and thrust into a hidden world of sexual violence and illicit commerce, where the most valuable prize is the innocence of a child....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SilverOaks Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADD

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Perkins, Mitali

Summary: A tiger cub has escaped from a reserve in the Sunderbans in West Bengal, India, and Neel, a poor boy from the islands, is determined to find her in order to save her from being captured and sold on the black market by Mr. Gupta and his men.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PER

Mukherjee, Neel

Summary: What happens when one attempts to exchange the life one is given for something better? Five characters in very different circumstances-- from a domestic cook in Mumbai, to a vagrant and his dancing bear, to a girl who escapes terror in her home village for a new life in the city-- find out the meanings of dislocation and the desire for more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUK

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUK

Mahajan, Karan

Summary: After witnessing his two friends killed by a "small" bomb that detonated in a Dehli marketplace, Mansoor Ahmed becomes involved with a charismatic young activist, whose allegiances and beliefs are more changeable than he could have imagined.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAH

Adiga, Aravind.

Summary: Refusing to leave his home when a powerful real-estate developer offers to buy out the residents of a crumbling apartment complex near the infamous Dharavi slums, a retired schoolteacher becomes a target of violence by the developer and his own neighbors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADI

Moggach, Deborah.

Summary: When Dr. Ravi Kapoor's cousin sets up a retirement home in India, Ravi's father-in-law is one of its first guests, but what the renovation lacks in promised amenities and luxury, it makes up for in adventure, stunning beauty, and unexpected love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOG

James, Tania.

Summary: "Orphaned by poachers as a calf and sold into a life of labor and exhibition, the Gravedigger breaks free of his chains and begins terrorizing the countryside, earning his name from the humans he kills and then tenderly buries"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC JAM

James, Tania.

Summary: A rice farmer-turned-poacher whose brother has been killed and a documentary filmmaker dedicated to preserving wildlife find their views challenged by the violence of a brutal escaped elephant.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAM

King, Laurie R.

Summary: English spy Kimball O'Hara - who inspired Rudyard Kipling's famous title character in Kim - has gone missing and is feared either kidnapped or killed. Russell and Holmes, a secret friend of Kim, make for India to take up the search.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2004

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Paris, Harper

Summary: In a Mumbai market, twin detectives Ethan and Ella investigate why a spice seller's spices have suddenly gone bad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2014

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC PAR

Adiga, Aravind.

Summary: Balram Halwai is a complicated man. Servant. Philosopher. Entrepreneur. Murderer. Over the course of seven nights, by the scattered light of a preposterous chandelier, Balram tells the terrible and transfixing story of how he came to be a success in life--having nothing but his own wits to help him along.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Adiga 2008

Desai, Kishwar.

Summary: In a small town in northern India, a house still smolders from a devastating fire. Inside a young girl is found severely beaten and barely alive, along with the lifeless bodies of thirteen people. Inexplicably, the local police accuse the girl of the murders. But Simran Singh, an independent-minded, unconventional social worker, is convinced of the girl's innocence. As Simran goes against the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DES

Cleverly, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf Publishers 2002

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Cleverly, Barbara.

Summary: When his traveling companion is killed at his side while they drive through the Indian countryside, Scotland Yard detective Joe Sandilands investigates and finds himself digging into another related murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf 2003

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Adiga, Aravind.

Summary: Relocating to New Delhi when he is offered a new job, Balram Halwai is disillusioned by the city's twenty-first-century materialism and technology-spawned violence, a circumstance that forces him to question his loyalties, ambitions, and past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ADI

Adiga, Aravind.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ADI

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Sinha, Indra.

Summary: Ever since That Night, the residents of Khaufpur have lived a perilous existence. Their world is poisoned. Nobody has received compensation or help for the chemical leak, least of all Animal, as he is known, whose spine twisted at a young age, leaving him to walk on all fours. Though he inhabits a dark kind of half-life, he knows what love is. He has long harboured feelings for his friend Nisha...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIN

Raybourn, Deanna.

Summary: Lady Julia and her detective husband, Nicholas Brisbane, join Julia's siblings in tracking down a murderer in India. Set in 1889, the mystery explores India's colonial tensions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P RAY

Dev, Sonali

Summary: Ria Parkar is Bollywood's favorite Ice Princess--beautiful, poised, and scandal-proof--until one impulsive act threatens to expose her destructive past. Traveling home to Chicago for her cousin's wedding offers a chance to diffuse the coming media storm and find solace in family, food, and outsized celebrations that are like one of her vibrant movies come to life. But it also means confronting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEV

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DEV

Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee

Summary: A novel on sisterhood featuring two cousins from India, both forced into arranged marriages. It chronicles the way they help each other overcome family dramas in India and the U.S. By the author of The Mistress of Spices.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIV

Nair, Kamala.

Summary: When Rakhee Singh is ten years old, her mother takes her from their Minnesota home to visit relatives in India. There she discovers a family secret that will haunt her. Only as a woman on the verge of marriage does Rakhee find the strength to confront the events of that summer and face the price of secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NAI

Patterson, James

Summary: When Santosh Wagh isn't struggling out of a bottle of whisky, he's head of Private India, the Mumbai branch of the world's finest PI agency. In a city of over thirteen million, he has his work cut out at the best of times. But now someone is killing women - seemingly unconnected women murdered in a chilling ritual, with strange objects placed carefully at their death scenes.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2014

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