Category: Thriller

Checkmate

“That, my friend… was the final checkmate.” Year 2005: When I was 21 years old, I could hardly form an essay. I would churn out broken poetry, learn the tricks of writing short stories. I remember enrolling myself in a writing competition for Chicken Soup for the Soul series. I remember the struggle to get Read More

Inferno

Dan Brown. The brain behind The Da Vinci Code and The Lost Symbol, offers another thrilling story called Inferno that has the touch of History, Mythology, Crime and Mystery. Having read his previous books, I consider picking up his next book for reading as a safe bet. Obviously I still haven’t got a chance to Read More

Private India

First things first. Before you read my book review of Private India written by Ashwin Sanghi, I need to clear out two IMPORTANT things. 1. I am one of the huge fans of Ashwin Sanghi, the writer. 2. I am not biased while reviewing his books. Cool. So coming back to Private India, it is Read More

The Mahabharat Secret

Readers, Today, we all read about how to write a thriller. Requirements are as follows: 1. A plot of best selling book by a Videsi (International) best selling author 2. A touch of mythology. 3. Some fine knowledge of history. 4. A few desi (Indian) characters, a few firang (out of India) characters. 5. A Read More

Chanakya’s Chant

The mantra written above, holds vital importance throughout the novel. It starts and ends with this mantra. The novel is a well paced thriller penned by the renowned novelist, Ashwin Sanghi. Set in two different eras, a common plot binds the story line. In 340 BC, a lesser known teacher called Kautilya (later known as Read More

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