Penumbra: A Gripping Novel In The Style Of Agatha Christie
Book Review / Indian Author / Murder Mystery

Penumbra: A Gripping Novel In The Style Of Agatha Christie

With Penumbra, Bhaskar Chattopadhyay has woven a gripping novel in the style of Agatha Christie. The book can be placed in the realm of old schooled detective and mystery literature. The book takes the reader into the scene of a ‘Locked Room Murder-Mystery’ where a perfect crime takes place. The author leaves clues for the … Continue reading

‘Two Poirot Mysteries’ By ‘The Queen Of Mysteries’
Agatha Christe / Agatha Christie Reading Challenge / Book Review

‘Two Poirot Mysteries’ By ‘The Queen Of Mysteries’

The first Poirot book that I am going to review today is Evil Under The Sun. As the title of the book suggests, the book highlights different dimensions of evil. According to Christie, this so-called evil can be found almost everywhere. Its disturbing presence can even be found at those places where it ought not … Continue reading

Think You’re Cut Out For Reading ‘Howdunit’? Read ‘The Devotion Of Suspect X’
Book Review / Japanese Author / Murder Mystery

Think You’re Cut Out For Reading ‘Howdunit’? Read ‘The Devotion Of Suspect X’

The Devotion of Suspect X (Detective Galileo #3) by Keigo Higashino will have you from the first page and you will never drop your attention till the very end. While the twist at the end will knock your socks off, the sad ending of the book will leave you agitated. This book is an astonishingly … Continue reading

Why should you read ‘Dumb Witness’ by Agatha Christie?
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Why should you read ‘Dumb Witness’ by Agatha Christie?

Dumb Witness by Agatha Christie is another murder mystery featuring our beloved Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. The book was later on also published as Poirot Loses A Client. The book is a classic Poirot mystery and you find almost all the elements you generally see in Poirot books. There is a close door murder mystery … Continue reading

The Murder of Sonia Raikkonen: An Inspector Saralkar Mystery
Book Review / Indian Author / Murder Mystery

The Murder of Sonia Raikkonen: An Inspector Saralkar Mystery

Though the murder mystery is quite a popular genre all over the world, it was not gaining the due attention in India. This statement is with special reference to English as the genre is somewhat popular in other regional languages (especially in Hindi). However, the pattern is changing and many Indian authors are penning down … Continue reading

“Vikram Rana Investigates: Tales of Murder and Deception in Hyderabad” by Sharmishtha Shenoy
Book Review

“Vikram Rana Investigates: Tales of Murder and Deception in Hyderabad” by Sharmishtha Shenoy

Vikram Rana Investigates: Tales of Murder and Deception in Hyderabad by Sharmishtha Shenoy is a collection of two cozy murder mysteries. With tightly structured plots, both the stories keep you hooked till the end. In fact, it will not be wrong to say that both the stories have all the ingredients that a good murder … Continue reading

Book Review: “Murder in Amaravati” by Sharath Komarraju
Book Review / Indian Author

Book Review: “Murder in Amaravati” by Sharath Komarraju

Murder in Amaravati by Sharath Komarraju is a well-crafted murder mystery. While the murder is not chilling, the book has all the ingredients that a good murder mystery should have. The story-line is gripping. There is enough suspense to hold the attention of the readers. The setting is not thrilling but certainly captivating. The sleuth … Continue reading