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 chirping in the skies – there is a different kind of joy when you experience the bounty of nature. “The […]
PLOT: 5/5 CHARACTERS: 5/5 WRITING STYLE: 5/5 CLIMAX: 4.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 5/5 My Musings India’s greatest storyteller is back again after a long gap. After penning masterpieces such as The Krishna Key, The Rozabal Line, Chanakya’s Chant and The Sialkot Saga, Ashwin is back again with yet another magnum opus and this time its size […]
PLOT: 4.5/5 CHARACTERS: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5 CLIMAX: 4/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5 My Musings Novellas are sometimes so much more fun than a novel. This is especially true when they manage to tell a gripping story in such a short span of time. “Based on Lies: It Begins” by Debarshi Kanjilal is the part one […]
PLOT: 4.5 CHARACTERS: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 4/5 CLIMAX: 4/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5 Major world events don’t happen overnight. In fact, any major event does not happen overnight. They do not arise out of silly tiffs between indecipherable opponents. They are the gruesome outcome of the building up of tensions over a very long period of […]
PLOT: 3.5/5 CHARACTERS: 3.5/5 WRITING STYLE: 2.5/5 CLIMAX: 3/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 2.5/5 Few Musings Thrillers often excite me. The mystery and dread associated with a thriller are often hard to come by in any other genre. The year 2017 saw me reading an increasing amount of thrillers and I am pretty confident that this trend […]