The Gangulys is a well-to-do business family residing in a palatial Calcutta bungalow where three generations live under a single roof. But all is not well in the Ganguly household, and this becomes clearly evident when one of their senior aunts is found murdered inside a locked room.
Bulti, a ten-year-old adventurous and jovial young girl, is looking forward to a much-awaited family vacation. Ever since her family had fallen out of a good fortune, things have been tough. But despite all odds, they are finally ready to embark upon a new adventure.
A few months ago, Charlie’s best friend was murdered by The Campus Killer. Now, she wants to leave the campus soon as possible, Charlie jumps when an opportunity presents itself in the form of this one guy, Josh Baxter. A stranger whom she meets by chance. But as Charlies begins her night-long ride with him, driving across hundreds of miles, her alarm bells start ringing.
In the remote village of Bhata, eons ago a prophecy was made. One that promised the birth of hell in Bhata. One that claimed that the hell would then spread from Bhata to the rest of the world. Many centuries went by and people forgot all about it. Until one day, the prophecy started to unravel the darkness that was promised to Bhata.
Viraj and Jhanak plan to take a short weekend trip to the nearby town of Mansol in Himachal Pradesh. But something sinister lurks in the very villa that they have chosen for their getaway. Danger lurks around the corner and very soon their lives would never be the same.
Hasija, an Afghan woman who works for the American forces, lives in Kabul along with her husband Jamal, sister Rabia, and cook Hamid. Their humble yet perfect lives are destroyed when the Taliban gains control over Afghanistan and its capital Kabul after the US forces start to leave the country.
Laya is a cheerful teenager who loves hanging out with her friends and boyfriend.
Alas! her carefree days are cut short abruptly when she realizes the reason behind her recent bouts of nausea and sickness. She is pregnant. And now she’s also clueless about what to do.
Nine months ago, Alia’s daughter Siya, was taken away from her grandparents’ home.
After no development for weeks on end, the police decided to file the case as cold and even the Aroras gave up hope. Except for one person. Her mother Alia had never stopped looking, and now she wants Keshav to take up the case.
Upon her arrival in Germany, Sally soon finds new friends in Sarah, Olive, and Olivia. Together with them, she sets out to explore her surroundings.
Imagine their surprise when they discover a secret witches’ pit in Sally’s garden. Curious and intrigued, they decide to inspect the pit and find themselves in imminent danger.
STORIES: 3.5/5 WRITING: 3.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT: 3/5 OVERALL: 3.5/5 My musings After a long while, I came around to read a short story collection. Though I have a few short story collections added to my TBR (Arresting God in Kathmandu, The Upside-Down King by Sudha Murty, Small Towns, Big Stories by Ruskin Bond being on the […]
Komal Rathod has spent her entire life dreaming and working towards securing a position at the prestigious CBI. A hardworking and driven individual, she has an eye for detail and has specialized in the forensic sciences.
Upon her entry into the CBI as an intern, she chances upon some long-dead cold cases and uncovers their connection with a serial killer.
Pratik’s friend Jiah had a break-in at her house. Nothing was stolen, but her Kakudada Swadhin was brutally assaulted by the perpetrators. As a result of which, he is currently in a coma.
As Pratik starts to uncover some yet unknown facts about the mystery, the police have no choice but to involve him in their investigations.