Book Review: The Sultanpur Chronicles – Shadowed City by Anchala Upendran

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Darkness looms over the Sultanpuri Empire… From the freezing mountains of Firozia to the high waves that break on Karizen’s rocky cliffs; from the cities and souks of Dastakar to the djinn-filled Western Desert, the Sultanpuri Empire, a rich collection of kingdoms and states, has lived in peace for over 300 years.Continue reading “Book Review: The Sultanpur Chronicles – Shadowed City by Anchala Upendran”

Book Review: Typically Tanya by Taha Kehar

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Meet Tanya Shaukat. Tanya’s got a pretty good life, working for Karachi’s Daily Image newspaper and smoking-drinking-flirting her way through minor romantic escapades. Sure, there are a few tiny problems. But, so far, she’s been handling them well enough – in fact, she’s even managed to neatly sidestep the rishtaas her mother’sContinue reading “Book Review: Typically Tanya by Taha Kehar”

French Exit by Patrick DeWitt|Book Review|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Frances Price – tart widow, possessive mother, and Upper East Side force of nature – is in dire straits, beset by scandal and impending bankruptcy. Her adult son Malcolm is no help, mired in a permanent state of arrested development. And then there’s the Prices’ aging cat, Small Frank, who Frances believesContinue reading “French Exit by Patrick DeWitt|Book Review|”

Review: The Mystery of Three Quarters by Sophie Hannah

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Hercule Poirot returns home after an agreeable luncheon to find an angry woman waiting to berate him outside his front door. Her name is Sylvia Rule, and she demands to know why Poirot has accused her of the murder of Barnabas Pandy, a man she has neither heard of nor ever met.Continue reading “Review: The Mystery of Three Quarters by Sophie Hannah”

e-ARC Review: Fortunate Encounters by Caterina Passarelli

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Sitting down at the wrong table in a bar turned my life upside down. I was supposed to be on a date with one man but made a huge mistake. A mistake I keep bumping into all over New York City. Clark is arrogant, straightforward and takes what he wants. AndContinue reading “e-ARC Review: Fortunate Encounters by Caterina Passarelli”

e-ARC Review: Fighting for What’s His by Laura Kaye

What has a sexy, bad-ass veteran hero… A feisty and independent heroine who won’t hesitate to stand up for herself… A forbidden, best friend’s younger sister conflict… And a forced-proximity roommates-to-lovers situation that creates all kinds of sexual tension? FIGHTING FOR WHAT’S HIS—the second standalone title in New York Times bestselling author Laura Kaye’s WarriorContinue reading “e-ARC Review: Fighting for What’s His by Laura Kaye”

A Memorable Journey|The Scent of a Story by Shankar Ghosh|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Combining biography and memoir, Shankar Ghosh writes of his father’s life as a journalist in his father’s own voice. As the longest-serving and the first Indian editor of the second-oldest English newspaper in India, the Pioneer, his father Dr S.N. Ghosh’s career matched step with the most profound changes in modern history,Continue reading “A Memorable Journey|The Scent of a Story by Shankar Ghosh|”

Book Review: The Disappearance of Sally Sequiera by Bhaskar Chattopadhyay

Blurb (as on Goodreads): With its pristine beaches and clear turquoise waters, the picturesque hamlet of Movim in Goa seems like the perfect holiday spot for detective Janardan Maity and his friend Prakash Ray. But when the father of a local teenage girl receives a letter asking for a large sum of money in exchangeContinue reading “Book Review: The Disappearance of Sally Sequiera by Bhaskar Chattopadhyay”

e-ARC review: Free to Dream by Tracey Jerald

Free to Dream is the story of survival, with a great romance. Cassidy Freeman is a survivor. Her past might send chills down your spine, but she has managed to free herself from the trauma and build a life for herself. But what she hasn’t learned is how to love another man. Caleb Lockwood isContinue reading “e-ARC review: Free to Dream by Tracey Jerald”

Book Review: The Night Ferry by Lotte Hammer|A Konrad Simonsen thriller|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Sixteen children and four adults are killed in a devastating boat crash in Copenhagen. Detective Chief Superintendent Konrad Simonsen is called in, only to discover that this was no accident and that one of the passengers has a very personal connection to the homicide team. Reeling from this revelation and notContinue reading “Book Review: The Night Ferry by Lotte Hammer|A Konrad Simonsen thriller|”