The book is basically a crime mystery in the garb of a romantic drama. Surely, there is a bit of both (romance and drama) but the suspense overpowers them in a big way. What I absolutely loved in this book is its strong plot. If there is one thing that appears to have taken a good amount of effort and thinking, it is the plot.
The Cryptic Key is a modern day mythological thriller. It promises adventure, as well as fantasy and people who love the idea of quests and treasure hunting, will surely find it a good read. It gives you an altogether new approach to look at Indian mythology and its ancient customs.
Who Are You Stranger? is a romantic thriller. The book is interesting and even though it has certain issues, I remember always looking forward to the next page – page after page. It is one of those reads that work best when one isn’t a regular reader and picks up books only once in a while.
Desert Flowers a unique story of lies, deception, love, hope and justice. It is powerful and sad and is different from every other book that I’ve read. It is a slow thriller which becomes deeply emotional towards the end and manages to bring out emotions that you never knew existed.
The Last Attractor of Chaos is a spy thriller with a metaphysical twist. It is a good read that any crime thriller reader may enjoy. The story starts with action-packed sequences that pull the readers right into the plot. Credit must be given to Abhinav Singh for not letting the attention of the readers drop.
Chandan Sen Gupta’s Unforeseen is the story of a simple family who has hardly ever moved out of their native village in Rasoolpur, Pakistan and are now bound to run around India to avoid the law forces as well as the terrorists who are trying to kill them.
Rajeev Singh’s The Erotic Muse is a tale of the struggle of the protagonist as he tries to rise above his middling to look for true companionship and motive for life. This seductive fiction has a dose of supernatural elements as well as romance as it confronts social and personal problems.
The Cyclist by Anthony Neil Smith is a slow thriller which tells us the story of a cycling enthusiast Judd who decides to leave behind his life in Minnesota and join his girlfriend, Catriona for a bike trip in the uninhabited Scottish Highlands. But what felt like a simple bike trip becomes a dangerous adventure.
Dead to Them is the story of Moira Madhwa, who is a young and successful woman who lives in Mumbai. One fine day she goes missing without leaving any clue whatsoever. As the days go by, people start looking for her, but each person who is out there searching for Moira is doing so for his/her own selfish reasons.
In a town which has rarely seen any mishap, two murders in a day arouse suspicions. The responsibility to unravel the mystery behind these two seemingly exclusive incidents falls on the shoulders of Inspector Satyajit. Soon, the clues lead to the very underbelly of organized crimes – a gun club, a business-politics nexus, and much more.
The Seventh Cup has a moderate pace which keeps increasing with each passing chapter. Though quick, it is not difficult to keep up either. It is a fusion of a psychological thriller, suspense thriller and rom-com. It is the humour that holds the story together which is light and touchy.
PLOT: 3.5/5 CHARACTERS: 3/5 WRITING STYLE: 3/5 CLIMAX: 3/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 2.5/5 My Musings Nature is something which has always fascinated me. I love the feel of pristine blue waters, wide green valleys and birds… [Continue Reading]