Review: Night Film by Marisha Pessl
Review / December 19, 2013

Author: Marisha Pessl
Publisher: Random House
Year: 2013
ISBN: 9781400067886
Rating: ★★★★★
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Night Film is a surreal experience that takes the reader through countless twists and turns. Combining the elements of mystery, drama and suspense, it is a great read for fans of these genres. 

Review: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Review / December 18, 2013

Author: Gillian Flynn
Publisher: Weidenfield & Nicolson
Year: 2012
ISBN: 9780297859383
Rating: ★★★★½
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An estranged couple is trying hard to make their marriage work and just then, the wife goes missing leaving behind incriminating evidences against the husband. Will they be able to save her?

Review: Sycamore Row by John Grisham
Review / December 13, 2013

Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Hodder
Year: 2013
ISBN: 9781444779554
Rating: ★★★★☆
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John Grisham is back, and this time with a sequel to his first and most popular book A Time to Kill (1989). The book is a surprise in terms of characters and fluidity of narration, which would suffice for both Grisham fans and new comers to the legal thriller genre.

Review: The Mine by Arnab Ray
Review / October 29, 2013

Author: Arnab Ray
Publisher: Tranquebar Press
Year: 2012
ISBN: 9789381626382
Rating: ★★★½☆
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In the world of food, the biryani is considered to be the king of all rice dishes.  It takes sheer mastery over the culinary arts and immense dedication and patience to come up with a plateful of the perfect biryani. Not for nothing do they say that the true test of a chef is the taste of his biryani.

Review: Echoes from the Dead by Johan Theorin
Review / September 20, 2013

Fans of Swedish crime fiction can look forward to a treat in Johan Theorin’s Echoes from the Dead. It has all the requisite criteria of a gripping thriller. A story stretched across time and an eerie atmosphere all infuses a timeless tale of betrayal and deceit. Add to it the setting: the island of Oland set in the Baltic Sea. Unsurprisingly, the island has its fair share of tales of strange happenings.

Review: Compass Box Killer by Piyush Jha
Review / September 18, 2013

Author: Piyush Jha
Publisher: Rupa Publications India
Year: 2013
ISBN: 9788129124272
Rating: ★★★☆☆
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Bollywood director Piyush Jha’s new crime novel, Compass Box Killer, targets casual readers and appears to be adapted straight from a typical Bollywood masala thriller – ample pulpiness enmeshed in the broad canvas of crime, suspense, romance and revenge.

Review: The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith
Review / September 2, 2013

When supermodel Lula Landry (Cuckoo) was found dead on the pavement in front of her own building, everyone assumed it was a case of suicide. A few months later, her still unconvinced half-brother John Bistrow hires a private eye, Cormoran Strike, to re-investigate the case.