Prachand Tripathi, a desi detective, and Vidya, his partner and wife, arrive in Kuldhara to oversee the movie which is being made on their lives. When the actress of the movie Ranjana is found dead, hushed voices and shocked expressions all convey the same feeling. Maybe, the cursed, abandoned, and haunted village indeed has something to do with it.
The central issue within the novel arises when a tigress in the forest surrounding the village goes missing, followed by some men who are thought to have been devoured by the tigress. In course of events, William Bose turns detective as he is entrusted with the task of finding out the truth behind the abductions, and the mysteries that follow, leading to an enticing detective novel.
Full of mysteries, paradoxes, and a whole lot of twists and turns make this book an unpredictable, enthralling, and haunting read. It plays with the rationale of human sentiments, psychology, and how much darkness a human mind can carry.
Five years ago, a school girl named Andie Bell was murdered. The police and the town knows that the killer is Sal. But not Pippa, she believes there is more to the story than meets the eye. The real killer is still out there, living his normal life, but as Pip comes closer to the truth, something or someone is spelling danger for her. A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder is a YA mystery/thriller that should not be missed. Not in any circumstances.
The Sinclairs are an ideal family, a well-respected and celebrated family who are not just wealthy but also perfect in every way possible. Each summer the family spends time on their private island. But on the 15th summer year, something happens to Candence, an accident that results in her memory loss. This is the story of a friendship that turns cataclysmic, of relations that become ruinous.
Shanta Bai, a woman from a small village in Gujarat arrives in Mumbai to fulfill her dreams of leading a blissful life.But alas! The dreams that she had, start falling apart when she is unable to conceive. Hopeless and dejected, the guilt, the anger, and the unfairness of it all trigger something in her, and she exacts an evil price from the society that failed her.
The Night Shift is an unputdownable thriller that narrates the story of two teenage mass killings that takes place fifteen years apart. With well-rounded characters, fast narration, multiple points of view, intriguing backstories, and layers of mystery, the book makes for a highly entertaining read.
Maya, after the death of her husband Ansh, is visited by a bachelor scientist Ravi, who is looking for a place to live. In need of some company and good money, she allows him to live in her villa until she starts falling for him. But as Ravi starts noticing the little things around him, he is creeped out by the secrets Maya is keeping.
Unique, one of its kind, and deeply stirring, the story opens with a description which is sort of a poem about the unknown figure who is claimed to be immortal and comes out of his hibernation once in a while to strike at random people.
‘Marked by the shadow’s cry’ is a line that mesmerizes and raises curiosity at the same time. Who is this scary figure and why does he engage in such horrendous crimes against humanity?
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.
Gripping, mind-boggling, terrifying, and beautifully woven, Killing Strangers, is a didactic and entertaining debut in equal proportions, set in the America of recent times. The plot opens with the character of Larry Watson, a retired FBI agent, who is on his way for a job interview at Atlanta Tech Corridor stands witness to a mass shooting incident.
Mrs. Deeksha Kapoor is a high-heeled socialite who loves partying and entertaining. Her husband Dhruv is one of the best-known plastic surgeons in the country, specializing in celebrity makeovers, and often frequented by Bollywood celebrities. Theirs is a happy family, but their happy world comes crashing down when one day, after a clash with his wife, Dhruv commits suicide and the next day, Deeksha’s body is found brutally murdered.