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The Caretaker - A Ranjit Singh Novel

A. X. Ahmad

A gripping, evocative thriller about a disgraced Sikh Indian Army captain who works as the caretaker for a U.S. Senator's Martha's Vineyard estate, and becomes ensnared in the Senator's shadowy world Ranjit Singh, a former Indian Army Captain trying to escape a shameful past, now lives on Martha's Vineyard, and works as a caretaker for the vacation homes of the rich and powerful. One harsh winter, Ranjit needs a place to stay, and illegally moves his family into an empty, luxurious vacation home belonging to an African-American Senator. Ensconced in the house, he tries to forget his brief affair with Anna, the Senator's wife, and focuses on providing for his family. But one night, their idyll is shattered when mysterious armed men break into the house, searching for an antique porcelain doll. Forced to flee, Ranjit is hunted by unknown forces, and becomes drawn into the Senator's shadowy world. To save his family and solve the mystery of the doll, he must join forces with Anna, who has her own dark secrets. As he battles to save his family, Ranjit's painful past resurfaces, and he must finally confront the hidden event that destroyed his Army career- and forced him to leave India. Tightly plotted, action-packed, smart and surprisingly moving, A. X. Ahmad's The Caretaker takes us from the desperate world of migrant workers to the elite African-American community of Martha's Vineyard, and a secret high-altitude war between India and Pakistan.

A gripping, evocative thriller about a disgraced Sikh Indian Army captain who works as the caretaker for a U.S. Senator's Martha's Vineyard estate, and becomes ensnared in the Senator's shadowy world Ranjit Singh, a former Indian Army Captain trying to escape a shameful past, now lives on Martha's Vineyard, and works as a caretaker for the vacation homes of the rich and powerful. One harsh winter, Ranjit needs a place to stay, and illegally moves his family into an empty, luxurious vacation home belonging to an African-American Senator. Ensconced in the house, he tries to forget his brief affair with Anna, the Senator's wife, and focuses on providing for his family. But one night, their idyll is shattered when mysterious armed men break into the house, searching for an antique porcelain doll. Forced to flee, Ranjit is hunted by unknown forces, and becomes drawn into the Senator's shadowy world. To save his family and solve the mystery of the doll, he must join forces with Anna, who has her own dark secrets. As he battles to save his family, Ranjit's painful past resurfaces, and he must finally confront the hidden event that destroyed his Army career- and forced him to leave India. Tightly plotted, action-packed, smart and surprisingly moving, A. X. Ahmad's The Caretaker takes us from the desperate world of migrant workers to the elite African-American community of Martha's Vineyard, and a secret high-altitude war between India and Pakistan.
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A gripping, evocative thriller about a disgraced Sikh Indian Army captain who works as the caretaker for a U.S. Senator's Martha's Vineyard estate, and becomes ensnared in the Senator's shadowy world Ranjit Singh, a former Indian Army Captain trying to escape a shameful past, now lives on Martha's Vineyard, and works as a caretaker for the vacation homes of the rich and powerful. One harsh winter, Ranjit needs a place to stay, and illegally moves his family into an empty, luxurious vacation home belonging to an African-American Senator. Ensconced in the house, he tries to forget his brief affair with Anna, the Senator's wife, and focuses on providing for his family. But one night, their idyll is shattered when mysterious armed men break into the house, searching for an antique porcelain doll. Forced to flee, Ranjit is hunted by unknown forces, and becomes drawn into the Senator's shadowy world. To save his family and solve the mystery of the doll, he must join forces with Anna, who has her own dark secrets. As he battles to save his family, Ranjit's painful past resurfaces, and he must finally confront the hidden event that destroyed his Army career- and forced him to leave India. Tightly plotted, action-packed, smart and surprisingly moving, A. X. Ahmad's The Caretaker takes us from the desperate world of migrant workers to the elite African-American community of Martha's Vineyard, and a secret high-altitude war between India and Pakistan.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Sam Dastor

Length:

10h 53m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

04:50


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

34:14


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

25:22


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

21:34


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

03:37


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

14:27


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

23:59


Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 7

23:46


Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 8

17:43


Part 1, Chapter 9
Part 1, Chapter 9

07:50


Part 1, Chapter 10
Part 1, Chapter 10

07:40


Part 1, Chapter 11
Part 1, Chapter 11

15:31


Part 1, Chapter 12
Part 1, Chapter 12

04:49


Part 2, Chapter 13
Part 2, Chapter 13

30:24


Part 2, Chapter 14
Part 2, Chapter 14

09:40


Part 2, Chapter 15
Part 2, Chapter 15

10:09


Part 2, Chapter 16
Part 2, Chapter 16

26:58


Part 2, Chapter 17
Part 2, Chapter 17

10:24


Part 2, Chapter 18
Part 2, Chapter 18

13:41


Part 2, Chapter 19
Part 2, Chapter 19

11:06


Part 2, Chapter 20
Part 2, Chapter 20

31:32


Part 2, Chapter 21
Part 2, Chapter 21

24:11


Part 2, Chapter 22
Part 2, Chapter 22

28:27


Part 2, Chapter 23
Part 2, Chapter 23

05:07


Part 2, Chapter 24
Part 2, Chapter 24

11:36


Part 2, Chapter 25
Part 2, Chapter 25

06:18


Part 3, Chapter 26
Part 3, Chapter 26

23:55


Part 3, Chapter 27
Part 3, Chapter 27

40:07


Part 3, Chapter 28
Part 3, Chapter 28

22:51


Part 3, Chapter 29
Part 3, Chapter 29

19:31


Part 3, Chapter 30
Part 3, Chapter 30

13:41


Part 3, Chapter 31
Part 3, Chapter 31

23:23


Part 3, Chapter 32
Part 3, Chapter 32

17:07


Part 3, Chapter 33
Part 3, Chapter 33

16:06


Part 3, Chapter 34
Part 3, Chapter 34

22:22


Part 3, Chapter 35
Part 3, Chapter 35

28:28


Part 3, Chapter 36
Part 3, Chapter 36

00:42