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  • Published: 3 June 2021
  • ISBN: 9781473567900
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 352

The Blood Divide

The must-read race-against-time thriller of 2021




The explosive race-against-time standalone international thriller, set between England and India, from the acclaimed author of the Harry Virdee novels.

'A fireball of an opening chapter and it just gets better and better. A A Dhand is a gifted writer, and you should run, RUN, to buy The Blood Divide.' Steve Cavanagh, bestselling author of THIRTEEN

The last thing Jack Baxi expected when a detective rang his doorbell in the middle of the night was that he'd be tortured and left for dead, with a young woman he's never met before.

Now, running for their lives, Jack and Aisha frantically try to discover why the detective was so convinced they both have information on a missing person. Jack is a Sikh corner shopkeeper with a criminal record. Aisha is a Muslim medical student from a wealthy family. What could possibly connect them?

Their desperate hunt for answers will take them on a perilous journey, from the sprawling underground markets and dangerous red-light district of Delhi all the way to the most militarized zone in India.

But little do they know, a dangerous organisation is watching their every move - and they'll do whatever it takes to stop Jack and Aisha learning the truth . . .

'Another thrilling page-turner from A. A. Dhand [...] This might be his best yet' Alex Caan, author of CUT TO THE BONE
'Intense, gripping and impactful' James Delargy, author of 55 and VANISHED
'An adrenaline-filled ride' Ajay Chowdhury, author of THE WAITER
'Opens with a bang and continues with a thrill-a-minute adventure . . . A. A. Dhand knows how to keep me up into the early hours' Vaseem Khan, author of MIDNIGHT AT MALABAR HOUSE
'I doubt I'll read a better thriller this year' M. W. Craven, author of THE CURATOR

EVERYONE IS RAVING ABOUT THE BLOOD DIVIDE:

***** 'One of the best books I've read in ages'
***** 'An outstanding, nail-biting thriller that packs a punch'
***** 'Full of action, betrayal and friendship - a must-read for any mystery/thriller fan'

  • Published: 3 June 2021
  • ISBN: 9781473567900
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 352

About the author

A. A. Dhand

A.A. Dhand was raised in Bradford and spent his youth observing the city from behind the counter of a small convenience store. After qualifying as a pharmacist, he worked in London and travelled extensively before returning to Bradford to start his own business and begin writing. The history, diversity and darkness of the city have inspired his Harry Virdee novels.

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Praise for The Blood Divide

A. A. Dhand has made a reputation for fast paced police procedurals that keep the pages turning. In his latest standalone offering, he stays true to form with a plot that fairly zips along. The book opens with a bang and continues with a thrill-a-minute adventure that moves from Britain to the dark underbelly of India. As Jack and Aisha search for the truth, secrets emerge from the shadows of India's past. This man knows how to keep me up into the early hours. Relentlessly thrilling!

Vaseem Khan, author of MIDNIGHT AT MALABAR HOUSE

Another thrilling page turner from A. A. Dhand. The Blood Divide deals with one of the most heartbreaking periods of history in a sensitive way, without letting the pace or action suffer. This might be his best yet!

Alex Caan, author of CUT TO THE BONE

Intense, gripping and impactful - The Blood Divide will be one of my favourite books of the year. I loved it.

James Delargy, author of 55 and VANISHED

The Blood Divide was an adrenaline-filled ride which took me from Bradford to Delhi to the Pakistan border, with unexpected twists and turns building to a touching climax.

Ajay Chowdhury, author of THE WAITER

A fast-paced, powerful, eye-opening novel.

Literary Review

I doubt I'll read a better thriller this year.

M. W. Craven, author of THE CURATOR

A cracking thriller [...] Dhand moves into the premier league of the thriller world with this propulsive and bloody page-turner.

Crime Time

A fireball of an opening chapter and it just gets better and better. A A Dhand is a gifted writer, and you should run, RUN, to buy The Blood Divide.

Steve Cavanagh, author of THIRTEEN

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