The Satapur Moonstone by Sujata Massey

In this second instalment of Sujata Massey’s Perveen Mistry Investigates series, we find Perveen embroiled in a case of conflicting interests. Sent on behalf of the British government, she is compelled to resolve the differences between the dowager queen and the mother of the future ruler of Satapur about the schooling of the prince. ButContinue reading “The Satapur Moonstone by Sujata Massey”

The Binding by Bridget Collins

Emmett Farmer’s days are spent working at his family farm, all the while striving to keep the symptoms of his illness from taking over. But when a letter comes for him, he finds himself sent off to be a binder’s apprentice. In a world where the art of binding – taking away people’s painful memoriesContinue reading “The Binding by Bridget Collins”

Harsha: The Fearless Warrior of Thanesar by Rajat Pillai

Rajat Pillai’s historical fiction is a portrait of Harshavardhan, a young warrior who gets thrust into a position of great responsibility well before his age. Born into a loving, royal family, Harsha doesn’t realize what it takes to lead a kingdom and keep warring forces at bay until he is forced to confront the lossContinue reading “Harsha: The Fearless Warrior of Thanesar by Rajat Pillai”

My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier

Phillip Ashley has only ever known a semblance of filial attachment from being taken under his older cousin’s wing. So when Ambrose gets married to a stranger he met in Florence, Phillip can’t help but detest Rachel for coming between them. Soon, he begins receiving letters from Ambrose that indicate their marriage is in trouble.Continue reading “My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier”

The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier

Set in the French countryside in the 20th century, The Scapegoat is a story of doppelgängers, John and Jean. When the two meet by accident, John had been leading a life as a university professor; his lack of motivation and low self-worth marring all his actions. But when he wakes up after a night ofContinue reading “The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier”