From New York Times best-selling writer Tasha Alexander comes Star of the East, a girl Emily vacation tale that would enchant readers and hold them guessing till the final page...
Emily and Colin Hargreaves make it a rule to spend as little time as attainable along with her mom and dad in Kent, yet are not able to refuse girl Catherine Bromley's invitation to affix them for a pre-Christmas celebration that comes with the relatives of Ala Kapur Singh, a robust Punjabi maharaja who has come to England after receiving the Order of the superstar of India.
Lady Bromley, relatively all in favour of the unique good looks and stunning jewels of the maharani and her daughter, Sunita, throws herself with abandon into making plans a amazing ceremonial dinner. but if a beneficial diamond maang tika and an easy gold bangle disappear from Sunita's room, a diplomatic incident turns out impending, fairly while the maang tika turns up in Emily's ownership.
Emily can have what seems to be the extra useful of the 2 items, however the maang tika can't be worn with out the bangle, upon that is engraved the phrases essential to thrust back a curse put on the set 500 years in the past by way of a princess compelled to forsake the guy she enjoyed. Sunita needs to put on the maang tika at her marriage ceremony yet can't achieve this with no the bangle. Can Emily persuade the maharaja that she isn't a thief? And, extra very important, can she and Colin locate the bangle?
'A vacation deal with for girl Emily fans' Library Journal