The Flower Girls

Twisted. It is the one word that keeps echoing in my mind when I think about this mind-boggling story by Alice Clark-Platts. It starts out much like any other thriller, introduces the plot to us, delves into the minds of the suspects and teases us with the flashbacks that are interwoven in the present-day narrative.Continue reading “The Flower Girls”

Book Review — Cold Truth by Nikhil Pradhan

Sakshi Prakash is a 10-year-old girl who goes missing from East Delhi. While the police are making zilch efforts to uncover the mystery behind her disappearance, a journalist follows the trails left behind by other such possible child kidnappings, and ends up unveiling an international conspiracy that’ll take the world by storm. Written in anContinue reading “Book Review — Cold Truth by Nikhil Pradhan”

Book Review — Swear You Won’t Tell? by Vedashree Khambete-Sharma

It was supposed to be one press release. That’s all the tolerance Avantika Pandit, Bombay based journalist, had built up towards her school time archrival, Aisha Juneja. But that one event exposes her to the astounding news of her old bestfriend’s death. This discovery sends Avantika hurtling towards the people from her past, whom sheContinue reading “Book Review — Swear You Won’t Tell? by Vedashree Khambete-Sharma”

Book Review — Hush A Bye Baby by Deepanjana Pal

In Deepanjana Pal’s Hush A Bye Baby,┬árenowned gynecologist Dr. Nandita Rai, who is known for her upper class connections and standing up for women’s rights, is accused of conducting sex-selective abortions. When this news spreads like wildfire, all of Mumbai is astounded. As the Mumbai Police chase leads left, right and center, they’re forced toContinue reading “Book Review — Hush A Bye Baby by Deepanjana Pal”

Book Review — More Bodies Will Fall by Ankush Saikia

Amenla Longkumer, a woman from Nagaland, was murdered in Delhi a year ago. So when the Delhi police closes the case without identifying any leads, her father approaches Detective Arjun Arora for help. The mystery behind Amenla’s death takes Arjun on a long journey into the inner recesses of the North-East, where he is forcedContinue reading “Book Review — More Bodies Will Fall by Ankush Saikia”