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Despite Love | Siddhartha Srivastava | Book Review

January 31, 2017

Despite Love | Siddhartha Srivastava | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 3/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

After a long time I chanced upon a murder mystery and that too from a debut author and since murder mystery is one genre that has a very high probability of a good entertainment quo…

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Blood in the Paradise | Madhav Mahidhar | Book Review

January 23, 2017

By KC EluriBlood in the Paradise | Madhav Mahidhar | Book Review

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 2.5/5

CLIMAX: 4/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5

A murder mystery is always an interesting story to read. There is a lot of intrigue and mystery in a whodunit plot, with the reader always left guessing who the real culprit is and th…

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A Midsummer's Equation | Keigo Higashino | Book Review

September 10, 2016

By Bhavna Anil

PLOT: 4/5 

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5 

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5 

CLIMAX: 4/5 

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5 

From the author behind the worldwide sensation The Devotion of Suspect X comes another action-packed murder mystery. The third installment in the Detectiv…

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The Murder of Sonia Raikkonen | Salil Desai | Book Review

July 29, 2015

The Murder of Sonia Raikkonen | Salil Desai | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTER: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 4/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5

Slowly and steadily thrillers and murder mysteries as a genre are gaining acceptance and popularity in India. This phenomenon can be attested by the ever increasing number of suc…

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The Bollywood Murder Mystery | Saurav Chakraborty | Book Review

July 11, 2015

By Sankalpita

PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 3/5

WRITING STYLE: 3/5

CLIMAX: 3/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5

After many days I got my hands on a murder mystery and that too a Bollywood one. This book is written by Saurav Chakraborty who is a debut author and is a practising chartered a…

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Murder to Go | Chloe Kendrick | Book Review

June 26, 2015

Murder to Go | Chloe Kendrick | Book ReviewBy Sankalpita

PLOT: 4/5

CHARACTERS: 3.5/5

WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENETRTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

“Murder to Go” is the first part in the series “The Food Truck Mysteries” and is written by author Chloe Kendrick. Chloe has to her credit the hit “Animal Instinct” series whi…

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Mr. Mercedes | Stephen King | Book Review

September 8, 2014

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PLOT: 3.5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5

CLIMAX: 3.5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5

Every genre has a certain aspect that the author needs to get right while writing. If it’s a romance novel, the main premise would be about the protagonists finding each other, through whatever t…

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The Suspect | Michael Robotham | Book Review

April 15, 2013

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PLOT: 5/5

CHARACTERS: 4/5

WRITING STYLE: 5/5

CLIMAX: 5/5

ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 5/5

I suffer from “Genre Craze”. For certain periods I pick a genre and read as many books as I can before the craze dies.  Now it is Murder Mysteries & before that it was Action/Adventure and before tha…

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