Over the last few weeks in our segment, NP Recommends, we have explored some great books by Indie Authors. In case you missed them, click here.
This week let’s look at some of our books that are bound to keep you at the edge of your seat. Here is a list of the crime de la crime of murder mystery novels.
Murder at Rutherford Hall
Set in 1946 England, Murder at Rutherford Hall is a gripping tale that will have you turning pages till the end to figure out ‘whodunit’! When Lord Rutherford disappears suddenly and his beautiful, young wife Celia flees Rutherford Hall, with blood on her hands, on a cold November evening, it sets off a chain of events that irrevocably changes the lives of all involved. The charming characters simply pull you into a setting, of elaborate richness woven with bits of British humour and portraits of a bygone era where homes were large and beautiful, people dressed for dinners and life moved with a certain grace for the privileged. Against this enchanting backdrop, love and betrayal, life and death, laughter and grief, wealth and poverty come together to provide an immensely entertaining read. Click here to get your copy.
Murder at Moonlight Cafe and other stories
By Ishavasyam Dash
Called upon by the gods to aid them in a losing battle, Parvati creates the immensely powerful Kali—but can she save herself from the hell she has unleashed in her marriage?
A strange spectral presence haunts a man day and night, eating away years from his life until he takes part in an unorthodox ritual and comes face-to-face with his tormentor…
Meet Mariam—a gentle, unassuming woman in her late fifties with a strange hobby—gatecrashing funerals…
By turns delightful, morbid and whimsical, this is a collection of eleven tales that will transport you to the myriad worlds of magic realism and murder, mythology and horror, millennial mania and post-modern angst. Made-to-order for those with a taste for inventive idiosyncrasy, this book promises to provoke and entertain in equal measure. Click here to get your copy.
No Murder Tonight
By G V Subba Rao
Santosh, a regular engineer turned political assassin. Maria, an aspiring pilot turned spy. Swapna, a medical student turned into the city’s highest-priced madam. Sandeep and Amit, CBI officers turned commandos. Shyam Agarwal, a respected industrialist turned conspirator.
In the eye of the storm is the all-powerful, Power Minister, Salem Palaniswamy whose lust for power and money corrupts the lives and dreams of the innocent. With love, honour and revenge in the air and a 1000 crores of unaccounted money at stake, the question is… will there be murder tonight? Click here to get your copy.
By Rishi Kapal
Nirbhay, a self-made, highly successful consulting professional lives in a lavish villa on an island in the Maldives. Everything is perfect until he starts to have some near-death episodes. Luckily for Nirbhay, his best friend is a doctor who saves him from disasters well in time. Before Nirbhay realises it, the ordinary things of use in his life turn into weapons, inflicting psychological and physical harm. What is happening? Why and how did Nirbhay’s blessed life turn into a curse?
Does Nirbhay’s have a genuine medical issue? Or is there something sinister unfolding in Nirbhay’s life?
What does the future have in store for Nirbhay? Has something in his past come back to haunt him?
Read it to live it, to believe it. Click here to get your copy.
By Lolita Jude
Three interns in their mid-twenties are found dead at a renowned paediatric speciality hospital, and the police are baffled with no evidence of foul play. With the clock ticking with each passing day, the brilliant members of the Aces Club are challenged once again to unravel the truth behind the deaths! Click here to get your copy.
Hope you enjoyed the list! Catch you next Monday to explore more books!