Under the Eye of Kali

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Under the Eye of Kali

By Susan Oleksiw

Five Star (ME), Hardcover, 9781594148712, 273pp.

Publication Date: May 19, 2010



About the Author
Susan Oleksiw is the author of the Mellingham series featuring Chief of Police Joe Silva, who was introduced in Murder in Mellingham (1993). Oleksiw introduced Anita Ray, an Indian American photographer, in a series of short stories, including "A Murder Made in India" (Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, 2003). Anita Ray's first book-length adventure is Under the Eye of Kali (2010). She also appeared in The Wrath of Shiva (2012) and For the Love of Parvati (2014). Also known for her nonfiction work, Oleksiw compiled A Reader's Guide to the Classic British Mystery (1988), the first in a series of Reader's Guides. As consulting editor for The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing (1999), she also contributed several articles. Oleksiw trained as a Sanskritist at the University of Pennsylvania, where she received her PhD in Asian Studies, and has lived and traveled extensively in India.