About The Book
Kartik, our detective in ancient India, is back with a new case! He now faces a baffling mystery of a sudden spate of highway robberies in the kingdom of Emperor Ashoka. Who could be so reckless as to challenge the might of Ashoka?
Somewhere there is a traitor who is aiding the robbers in their daring plans.
Ashoka wants Kartik to investigate……
In the process, Kartik finds mysterious connections between a courtesan, a retired army general and a prince in prison on charges of treason. Will he be successful in solving the mystery?
Join Kartik in this exciting historical adventure-mystery as he hunts for the royal gold.
About The Author
Subhadra Sen Gupta writes on the many aspects of India’s culture. Her books are often woven around history. This is her fourteenth children’s book and second Kartik mystery.
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