The story begins on a January day in 2020 when Prasong Songchon books a special massage for his wife Rutna at The Paradise Thai Massage Parlour. This is exactly when weird and ghastly things start to happen for no particular rhyme or reason. It becomes his object of pursuit – this reason behind the paranormal encounters, and at the same time, it also becomes the central theme of the book.
If it is to be described in a single sentence, then the narrative of Mystiq Lynk brings two very different worlds together. The eerie atmosphere of the plot is hard to decipher, full of suspense, and always keeps the reader on the edge. The narrative plays on the emotions of the reader by spreading the feeling of fear, terror, and suspense and concealing a lot to reveal only that which cannot be easily guessed.
Living in a grand mansion in Sunder Nagar is the ghost of the young princess Madhubala, the daughter of Raja Pratap Singh of the princely state of Singhgarh.
The princess’s promising future culminates in a tragic and abrupt end when a grand party, organized in her honour, is attacked by a masked man.
The Shadow on the Wall is an eclectic mix of tales of the supernatural, serving horror with variety, spice, and a pinch of salt. Though you cannot call them scary or spooky, there’s no denying the element of intrigue and fascination that these stories serve.
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.
Sushant Gupta, an archeologist, finds the church that houses Jesus’s remains but at the same location, he also finds an ominous-looking doll that goes by the name Putli. Very soon, the locals start experiencing weird and sinister encounters that hint at a darker power at play.
1984 is not just an anxious story about the state and the use of its unfair means to do as it pleases, but also about human relations with one another. A story where parents can’t trust their own children, a colleague can’t sit with another colleague, a story about extensive inequality, and a story of an utter betrayal by your own instincts.
The intriguing mystery that surrounds the old haunted mansion on the Vypeen Island unravels itself gradually sucking the reader in its mysterious depths. It is a kind of story that stays with you long after you are done reading the book.
The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires is a book that deserves every bit of the hype that it is currently getting. It is a clever twist on traditional vampire fiction; one that seems like a perfect combination of Desperate Housewives and Dracula.
The Green Room is a pretty decent book for somebody looking for mild horror. Set in a centuries old boarding school of Nainital, the book certainly gets the backdrop right. After all, there is something hauntingly beautiful about the lonely forests and the desolate roads of Himalayan towns.
Divided into 23 chapters, Indigo Awakening is a grim yet exciting read into the topsy-turvy world of a woman who has been suffering from the feeling of being visited by apparitions at night time. It all makes for a highly unpredictable narrative that seems to find no proper solution.