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Death By Murder & Other Short Stories

Author Name: Asim Jaffri | Format: Paperback | Genre : Literature & Fiction | Other Details

1815 AD, East India Company is fast encroaching upon monarchies and domains. The kingdom of Chhatargarh however stands strong under the rule of Raja Prithviratan Singh. His leadership and farsightedness have kept the Kingdom protected until one day when he suddenly dies in a freak accident. All hell breaks loose, will Chhatargarh spiral into depths of peril?

A mysterious occurrence catapults Ajit and Anu into an uncharted territory of horrors. Can they find their way back or will they perish in their new found phobias?

A ruthless criminal murders an old man for money. Little does he know what shall fall upon him due to this heinous crime. Can his conscience break the profanity or will he be entangled in it for life?

September 1947, the Indian subcontinent has just been liberated and partitioned. A family travels from Lahore to Delhi aboard the Frontier Mail. Will they be able to realise their dream of reaching newfound land or will the perils of partition be too extreme upon them to survive?

Six Petite Tales:

I. A shopkeeper seeks blessings from a beggar, gets double of what he seeks.

II. It’s late, Deepika finds no transport with shadows lurking all around.

III. Ayan and Seema alight at a railway station late in the night.

IV. Sarla wants her brother to evacuate their ancestral house.

V. Like, comment and share. Is this all that a social media post generates?

VI. Ankur’s father is on life support, a critical medicine is required to keep him alive

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Asim Jaffri

Asim Jaffri’s maiden book ‘The Store of Stories’ published in 2017 received some great reviews both from readers and reviewers. ‘Death by Murder and other short stories’ is his second book.

One can find his short stories, audio books and quotes across various social media platforms. He is known for the unusual and unexpected twists that make each of his stories stand out. Thought-provoking and having a message for every reader to carry along, his short stories suit every age and person.

He was born and brought up in Kanpur and currently lives in Delhi where he has been working in the field of learning and development. 

When he is not working or writing he can be found gardening or spending time with family including his pet guinea pigs. 

Know more about him and his work, just type ‘Asim Jaffri’ on your search engine.



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