Unlawful Justice by Vish Dhamija

Category: Legal Thriller
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers India (forthcoming)
Rights: World rights available (excluding Indian subcontinent)

When Baby, the young daughter of Vansh and Priti Diwan’s household help, is found raped and brutalised, it starts a chain of events. Are Vansh’s loyalties going to be with the women of his house, or his most important client, Maninder Singh, whose son, Maheep, is the alleged perpetrator? Will Priti and Vansh’s marriage survive this existential split in ideologies? Can Akash Hingorani, the top notch criminal lawyer in New Delhi and best friend of Priti and Vansh, help get Baby justice?

What starts as an investigation into the rape rapidly changes its course to a murder enquiry. Follow the investigation and the legal battle that ensues, as it traces the events leading from the rape to the court, and find out who wins, what winning really is, and how justice prevails, one way or another.