Buying Options

Included with a Kindle Unlimited membership. Learn more
Read for $0.00
Kindle Price: $6.46
includes tax, if applicable

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device


Download the free Kindle app and start reading Kindle books instantly on your smartphone, tablet or computer – no Kindle device required. Learn more

Read instantly on your browser with Kindle Cloud Reader.

Using your mobile phone camera, scan the code below and download the Kindle app.

QR code to download the Kindle App

Enter your mobile phone or email address

Processing your request...

By pressing ‘Send link’, you agree to Amazon's Conditions of Use.

You consent to receive an automated text message from or on behalf of Amazon about the Kindle App at your mobile number above. Consent is not a condition of any purchase. Message and data rates may apply.

THE DIAMOND DAUGHTER: Raj Hotel Series: Book 3 by [Janet MacLeod Trotter]

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.

THE DIAMOND DAUGHTER: Raj Hotel Series: Book 3 Kindle Edition

4.7 out of 5 stars 28 ratings

Amazon Price
New from Used from

Kindle Paperwhite
Kindle Paperwhite
The best device for reading, full stop. Learn more

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B09FR8RPLT
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ MacLeod Trotter Books Ltd (8 November 2021)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 2801 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 358 pages
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.7 out of 5 stars 28 ratings

About the author

Follow authors to get new release updates, plus improved recommendations.
Brief content visible, double tap to read full content.
Full content visible, double tap to read brief content.

British author Janet MacLeod Trotter has had 24 books published, 19 of them historical family dramas. Her India-set novels, such as THE RAJ HOTEL SERIES, were inspired by the discovery of a treasure-trove of long-lost family diaries, letters and cine films left by her grandparents who had lived and worked in Northern India from the 1920s to the '50s. 'Reading their frank and intimate words brought my grandparents vividly and poignantly alive for me, long after their deaths.' Janet first went to India herself on an overland bus at the age of 18, eager to see the land where her grandfather had been a forester and her mother had spent her childhood. Her INDIA TEA SERIES, set in Britain and India, has proved hugely popular. THE TEA PLANTER'S DAUGHTER (the first in the series) was nominated for the RNA Romantic Novel of the Year and was an Amazon top ten best seller. It has gone on to be a best-seller in translation, including in Russian, French, Italian and Spanish.

Janet's second novel in THE INDIA TEA SERIES, THE TEA PLANTER'S BRIDE is set in 1920's Scotland and India was particularly influenced by her grandparents' depiction of life in the Punjab (they married in Lahore) and the Himalayan foothills where they trekked. 'Even my mother, as a small baby,' said Janet, 'was hoist in a pram on poles and carried with the rest of the baggage!'

The third novel in the series, GIRL FROM THE TEA GARDEN, follows the family into the Second World War - some of it was inspired by a more recent trip to the foothills of the Himalayas to discover where Janet's mother had lived as a child. The fourth and final novel, SECRETS OF THE TEA GARDEN, is set in the dying days of the British Raj and Indian Independence.

Speaking of her new series, THE RAJ HOTEL, Janet says, 'I have returned to the Punjab where my grandparents began married life for the setting of THE EMERALD AFFAIR - from the glamour of Rawalpindi's garrison town to the lawless tribal areas of the North West Frontier. And in the follow-up novel, THE SAPPHIRE CHILD, the action also takes place in Kashmir - a place that captured my heart as an eighteen year old!'

Janet's storytelling has brought recognition: her first historical novel, THE HUNGRY HILLS, was nominated for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award, while IN THE FAR PASHMINA MOUNTAINS was shortlisted for the RNA Historical Romantic Novel of 2019.

She has written for teenagers and numerous short stories for women's magazines, some of which are published in an ebook anthology ICE CREAM SUMMER. She has been a columnist and reviewer for The Newcastle Journal and editor of The Clan MacLeod Magazine. Her childhood memoirs of Durham and Skye in the 1960's, BEATLES & CHIEFS, was featured on BBC Radio 4's Home Truths.

She is a member of the Romantic Novelists' Association and The Society of Authors.

Find out more about Janet and her novels at

Customer reviews

4.7 out of 5 stars
4.7 out of 5
28 global ratings
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star 0% (0%) 0%
1 star 0% (0%) 0%

Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Top review from Australia

Reviewed in Australia on 10 November 2021
Verified Purchase

Top reviews from other countries

5.0 out of 5 stars A True Gem
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 15 November 2021
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 16 November 2021
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
5.0 out of 5 stars Interest from throughout
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 21 November 2021
Verified Purchase
Eunice Harben
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 24 November 2021
Verified Purchase
Kindle Customer K Harrison
5.0 out of 5 stars Yet another page Turner about life at the Raj hotels.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 24 November 2021
Verified Purchase