Sujata Massey’s suspenseful historical fiction. This boxed set includes four works described below: < br/> < br/> Outnumbered at Oxford. When perveen Mistry leaves Bombay to study law at St. Hilda’s college in 1919 Oxford, England, she hopes to escape her troubled past and become a pioneering woman lawyer. Then an elderly don tasks her with locating an Indian servant who may have stolen an invaluable Mathematics proof. Perveen is caught in a case that threatens her ladylike reputation-andd her life. ≪ br/> < br/> The ayah’s tale. Menakshi Dutt, a teenaged nanny in 1920s Bengal, is a beloved care give Rs of three Lonely British children, but suffers from the cruelty of their bored mother. Will menakshi ever fulfil her own dreams without betraying the children? ≪ br/> < br/> India Gray. Kamala lewes, a recently-married Bengali woman, travels to Assam during World War II to volunteer at a military hospital. There she discovers some patients with ties to the Indian Independence movement. How far can she go to help them without betraying her British husband and the allies? ≪ br/> < br/> bitter tea. Shazia is fifteen and trapped in a remote village in Pakistan overtaken by religious fundamentalists. Her school has been closed, and women have lost freedom of movement. But when shania learns a friend faces danger from the invaders, she decides to act. ≪ br/> < br/> four unforgettable heroines in one book rich with history, culture and intrigue. .