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

Killing Ashish Karve : An Inspector Saralkar Mystery
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Killing Ashish Karve : An Inspector Saralkar Mystery

Killing Ashish Karve (An Inspector Saralkar Mystery) by Salil Desai was my first encounter with Inspector Saralkar. This book was first published as The Body in the Back Seat. And you know what? I enjoyed reading this book. It is a brilliantly woven murder mystery. The plot is good. The story-line is both eventful and … Continue reading

Book Review: ‘The Crows of Agra’ by Sharath Komarraju
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Book Review: ‘The Crows of Agra’ by Sharath Komarraju

My Rating**** I always liked the stories of Akbar and Birbal.  Akbar was one of the great Mughal emperors of ancient India and Birbal was an adviser in his court. The tales of Akbar and Birbal depict Birbal outsmarting his rival courtiers and sometimes even Akbar by using his wit and intelligence. More recently, Sharath … Continue reading

Book Review: ‘The Body in the Library’ by Agatha Christie
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Book Review: ‘The Body in the Library’ by Agatha Christie

My Rating**** One of the finest works of Agatha Christie, ‘Body in the Library’ holds your attention from the first chapter itself. For me, this chapter can be easily termed as one of the best opening chapters by the queen of mystery. The chapter not only impresses you with the brilliantly crafted lines, but also … Continue reading