Review of a ‘Kill-Chill’ novel: God Is A Gamer

“If there is any truth in what you are saying, there are too many balls in the air. It could be anything. Muslim fanatics in Af-Pak, Hindu fundamentalists in India, Sri Lankan rebels fighting the government for Tamil liberation, Iranian extremists, Iraqis owing allegiance to Saddam. It could be anything. Where do we begin?’ Title: GOD IS A GAMER Author: Ravi Subramanian Publication: Penguin Price: Rs 299 Genre: Thriller Ravi Subramanian was one author who I was wanting to read but kept bidding my time. Now, why would I, a person not even remotely connected with the world of bank, … Continue reading Review of a ‘Kill-Chill’ novel: God Is A Gamer

The Untrodden Ways- Blood Stained Story of a Scientist: A Book Review

“There is nothing more uncertain than life. No matter how much we worship day and night, no matter how many rituals we do to please our lords. But still, our destiny cannot change. The things are pre-destined in our life and are as sure to happen as the rising and setting of the sun. A normal person…undergoes struggles in his life…starts cursing everyone. But those who are thrown on to the untrodden ways of life cannot even complain.” Continue reading The Untrodden Ways- Blood Stained Story of a Scientist: A Book Review

FLIRTING WITH FATE: A Book Review

As one traverses through the tale of Fate and Desire, one is made to make love to Anand’s obstinate thoughts and cruel obsession. The author has sketched the character of Anand so well that one loves Anand and also hates him at the same time. How ethical are Anand’s means to achieve that end that he so desperately desires is to be seen. Every time Anand trips over the line of truth and goodness, one hopes this is the maximum evil he can do. But no! The author pushes us to the wall with every page, incident and emotion. Continue reading FLIRTING WITH FATE: A Book Review

MUMBAISTAN BY PIYUSH JHA: A Book Review

When you get to read Mumbaistan, you get a three in one package. The description on the book cover aptly mentions, “3 Explosive Crime Thrillers.” And that is what you get. Three chilling crime stories that keep you pinned to the book. Three powerfully realistic doses of ammunition that threaten your illusionary halo of security. Three tales of love that defy all labels of vulnerable passion. Continue reading MUMBAISTAN BY PIYUSH JHA: A Book Review

The Hyena’s Laughter! LOVE ON THE ROCKS by Ismita Tandon Dhanker

It wasn’t that I wasn’t forewarned about the chilling story. The blurb clearly warned about murder, lies, suspense  and suspicious meat lockers. But being the eternal happy-go-lucky optimist that I am, I really didn’t expect to get embroiled in ‘Murder on the High Seas!’ What makes the novel keep going nay, surging ahead amidst stormy waves and emotion is the distinct style of writing adopted by the author Ismita. With each chapter being a narrative of a different character, the reader not only gets to understand what a character is thinking, he/she is also aided in pursuing the mystery of … Continue reading The Hyena’s Laughter! LOVE ON THE ROCKS by Ismita Tandon Dhanker