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I am Papa by Pranav Bhattacharya

I am Papa by Pranav Bhattacharya Synopsis: Sometimes, life presents you with a problem so huge,that you are forced to ask : “Where do I start?” Prof. Arya came back home to enjoy a quiet, retired life.One fine day, his son disappeared, without a trace.All he left behind was a note addressed to Papa. What would you do if this happened to you?Would you know where and how to start looking for him? Would you be scared stiff and just freeze? Would you stick to the notions of morality, legality

Think Twice by Lisa Scottoline

Benny Rosato and Alice Connelly are identical twins separated at birth. Benny is a very successful lawyer and runs her on firm. Alice on the other hand is involved with some very bad guys. There happens some issue in Alice’s life and she has to escape from the bad guys now. She hatches a plan to take over Benny’s life, take all her money and just vanish. I had no idea this was part of a series, not until I was done with it. So it is a good thing

The Englishman’s Cameo by Madhulika Liddle

The Englishman’s Cameo by Madhulika Liddle Paperback, 281 pages Published 2009 by Hachette India Synopsis: A poisoned paan, A non-government issue arrow And the cameo of a mysterious Englishman. Muzaffar Jangis that rare creature in Mughal Emperor Shahjahan s Dilli an aristocrat with friends in low places. One of whom, Faisal, stands accused of murder. When the body of Mirza Murad Begh is found stabbed in the chest, lying in a water channel in the Qila, poor Faisal is the only one around. But what of the fact that, minutes

Cat Among the Pigeons by Agatha Christie

Cat Among the Pigeons (Hercule Poirot Series) by Agatha Christie Mass Market Paperback, 188 pages First published in 1959 by William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Synopsis: Only the finest young ladies attend Meadowbank School. Just don’t turn your back on them. Two teachers have already met with foul play. Now Hercule Poirot is set to brave the student body before anyone else meets an untimely end. 2nd Christie book and 1st Poirot book ever, and I had this sitting on my stands since 1986 ( since I was a

Body in the Library by Agatha Christie

“You bet it does. Do you like detective stories? I do. I read them all and I’ve got autographs from Dorothy Sayers and Agatha Christie and Dickson Carr and H. C. Bailey. Will the murder be in the papers?” -pg. 61 What kind of person who loves crime fiction, has not read Agatha Christie? And what kind of person can’t remember the books she has read of hers long back? The answer to the last question has to be Veens. Really, I am sure I have read her books, but

Beat by Stephen Jay Schwartz

Beat by Stephen Jay Schwartz Paperback, 336 pages Forge Books (September 28, 2010) Synopsis: LAPD Robbery-Homicide Detective Hayden Glass has always had trouble controlling his urges.  No longer trolling the streets looking for working girls, he has a new obsession–the Internet.  Infatuated with a woman he finds on a website, Hayden Glass’s sex addiction drags him to San Francisco and into a web of corruption and crime. Glass’s search for this woman leads him to a massive sex slave trade, run by the Russian mafia and protected by a group of powerful and

Past Midnight by Mara Purnhagen

Past Midnight by Mara Punrhagen Past Midnightby Mara PurnhagenPublishing on September 1st 2010 by HarlequinPaperback, 208 pages With parents who have their own popular ghost-debunking TV show, it’s hard for new girl Charlotte Silver to keep a low profile, especially when her parents’ work follows her to high school in the form of two angry ghosts. Charlotte Silver wants to live like a normal person, spend her senior year in one school and go around with normal people – well is this too much to ask for? Not for a

Along Came a Spider by James Patterson

Along Came a Spider By James Patterson Published in 1992 Paperback, 502 Pages From GoodReads.com, A missing little girl named Maggie Rose. A family of three brutally murdered in the projects of Washington, D.C. The thrill-killing of a beautiful elementary school teacher. A psychopathic serial kidnapper/murderer who calls himself the Son of Lindbergh. He is so terrifying that the FBI, the Secret Service, and the police cannot outsmart him-even after he’s been captured.Gary Soneji is a mild-mannered mathematics teacher at a Washington, D.C., private school for the children of the

The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown

The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon, #3) By Dan Brown Published September 15th, 2009 HardCover, 509 Pages From GoodReads.com, Vehicles move through the murky night, carrying highly secret material. And that clandestine material will only be available — after midnight – to those who have signed non-disclosure notices. The plot of the new Dan Brown novel? No, it’s actually how reviewers such as myself obtained our copies of the much-anticipated The Lost Symbol, the follow-up to The Da Vinci Code. And as we read it in (literally) the cold light of

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