Verdict: ☆☆☆☆ A very well book. While reading this book, I as a reader was totally engrossed in the book. It was so gripping that no one can leave the book until it get finished. A nice and interesting narration, specially the suspense was perfectly written.
About the Author: Rasleen Syal is an Indian writer and a mystery addict. She enjoys reading mystery novels, and playing detective. She is an architect with an MBA degree, and runs a business in Gurgaon, where she lives with her husband and their daughter.
About the book: Gulab Sarin has been murdered. The new daughter-in-law of the wealthy and influential Mehta family, she is found dead the day after her wedding. The police know for certain that it’s an insider. Anyone could be the murderer, from the adulterous husband to the plotting in-laws. Or it could be the jealous friend or the love struck ex-fiance. All of them wish to save their own skins and incriminate others, so they begin a crusade to hunt for the truth as amateur detectives. Can they bring out the truth or will Gulab’s murderer vanish, leaving the truth dead just likes her?
Review: First of all as a reader I congratulate Rasleen Sayal for taking a wonderful concept as her debut novel. I am totally impressed by her writing style. The narration was so wonderful that no one can predict the suspense till the end. The cover of the book is perfect for the murder mystery. The title is so intriguing that I could not stop myself in reading this book. The blurb is short and clearly indicates the summary of the story. The book is so riveting that one cannot leave the book till the end. I just loved the suspense of the book. The author had written the twist very nicely. All the characters were wonderfully defined with equal importance. The Gulab’s narration was very interesting. The way she herself described her story was interesting. Everyone was involved in solving the murder was really nice to read. I would surely recommend everyone to read this book. I am sure readers will enjoy it. All the best Rasleen for a nice debut.
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