New Release Alert| Don’t tell the Governor by Ravi Subramanian

In November HarperCollins India will be publishing Don’t Tell The Governor by Ravi Subramanian. This is a financial thriller set against the backdrop of demonetization in India.   About the Book When the prime minister declares demonetization at 8 p.m. on 8 November 2016, it leaves the nation stunned. But the governor, RBI, who should have ideallyContinue reading “New Release Alert| Don’t tell the Governor by Ravi Subramanian”

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|”

Obsessed by Ruchi Kokcha|Conversational Review|

A conversation turned into a review. That’s what I and my dear friend and fellow blogger Deepak @EmptyHouseOfLiterature have done here. I hope you enjoy the review as much as we enjoyed discussing the book. Blurb: Investigative journalist Avik has finally found the one case that could bring him glory. Or death. As the mysteryContinue reading “Obsessed by Ruchi Kokcha|Conversational Review|”

Book Review: Eleventh Hour by S. Hussain Zaidi

Blurb (as on Goodreads): New Delhi, 2017. It is nine years since the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai and the wounds have still not healed. Especially not for Superintendent of Police Vikrant Singh, who ends up landing a slap on the High Commissioner of Pakistan’s face when he meets him at an event. Meanwhile, in Bhopal,Continue reading “Book Review: Eleventh Hour by S. Hussain Zaidi”

Eleventh Hour by Hussain Zaidi|A crime thriller from the house of Harper Collins|

THERE ARE TWO SIDES TO EVERY STORY… New Delhi, 2017. It is nine years since the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai and the wounds have still not healed. Especially not for Superintendent of Police Vikrant Singh. Now with the National Investigation Agency, Vikrant manages a meeting with Pakistani High Commissioner Zakir Abdul Rauf Khan, whoContinue reading “Eleventh Hour by Hussain Zaidi|A crime thriller from the house of Harper Collins|”

e-ARC Review: Blood of the Four by Christopher Golden

Blurb (as on Goodreads): In the great kingdom of Quandis, everyone is a slave. Some are slaves to the gods. Most are slaves to everyone else. Blessed by the gods with lives of comfort and splendor, the royal elite routinely perform their duties, yet some chafe at their role. A young woman of stunning ambition, PrincessContinue reading “e-ARC Review: Blood of the Four by Christopher Golden”

Book Review: The Nine-Chambered Heart by Janice Pariat

The Nine-Chambered Heart Author: Janice Pariat Publisher: Harper Collins Genre: Contemporary Fiction  Blurb (as on Goodreads): ‘You, though, are as beautiful as light splitting through glass.’ Nine characters recall their relationship with a young woman – the same woman – whom they have loved, or who has loved them. We piece her together, much asContinue reading “Book Review: The Nine-Chambered Heart by Janice Pariat”

Book Review: Unlawful Justice by Vish Dhamija

Unlawful Justice Author: Vish Dhamija Publication: Harper Black Genre: Legal Thriller, Fiction Blurb (as on Goodreads): Baby, the sixteen-year-old daughter of the Diwan family’s household help, has been raped and brutalized. Vansh Diwan, a criminal lawyer, finds himself torn between a shot at justice for the girl and a very powerful client. He cannot bringContinue reading “Book Review: Unlawful Justice by Vish Dhamija”

Book Review: True Liars by Isha Inamdar

True Liars Author: Isha Inamdar Publisher: Harlequin India Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Romance Blurb (as on Amazon.in) Aspiring deejay NJ – Anjana – lives in Mumbai with her best friend Harsh and his boyfriend Sam. When Harsh has to go to Phalodi, his hometown in Rajasthan, for his sister’s wedding, he convinces NJ to tag along,Continue reading “Book Review: True Liars by Isha Inamdar”