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Who is the caretaker hiding in the shadows of the Martha's Vineyard mansions he tends?Back in India, Ranjit Singh commanded an elite army squad. But that was years ago, before his Army career ended in dishonor, shattering his reputation. Driven from his homeland, he is now a caretaker on the exclusive resort island of Martha's Vineyard, looking after the vacation homes of the rich and powerful. One harsh winter, faced with no other choice, he secretly moves his family into the house of one of his clients, an African-American Senator. Here, his wife and daughter are happy, and he feels safe for the first time in ages. But Ranjit's idyll is shattered when mysterious men break into the house. Pursued and hunted, Ranjit is forced to enter the Senator's shadowy world, and his only ally is Anna, the Senator's beautiful wife, who has secrets of her own.

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A .X. Ahmad

A.X. Ahmad is the author of the RANJIT SINGH trilogy. The first book, THE CARETAKER, was published in 2013, and the second, THE LAST TAXI RIDE, was published in 2014.

A.X. was born in Calcutta, India, was educated at Vassar College and MIT, and worked for many years as an international architect before taking up writing full time. He has studied writing at N.Y.U., The New School, and Grubstreet. A.X. splits his time between Washington, D.C. and Brooklyn, NY, and teaches at the Bethesda Writer's Center.

More about him at: http://axahmad.com/

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