It was such a pleasant surprise for me when I read about ‘Guardian Angel’ being published around Christmas time. As a reader, I was really elated because this book revolved around a character that was missed by many, I included. Yes, this story is about ‘Nikhil Mahajan’ who went missing Read more…
Catwoman: Soulstealer came to me when I fell ill last week. I went into a reading spree then, and read lots of books as I lay in the bed recovering from the illness. I chose this book only because of Sarah J Maas. To be honest, I am more of Read more…
A chance to read a Romantic Thriller ‘The Bodyguard’ by Ruchi Singh was something I couldn’t miss and that’s how I ended up saying yes when I was asked to do its review. Title: The Bodyguard Author: Ruchi Singh Genre: Romantic Thriller Source: The Book Club @tbcblogtours Pages: 265 Read more…
Title: Tales with a Twist Author: Varadharajan Ramesh Genre: Thriller/ Story Collection Pages: 228 Source: Free copy by Blogchatter Collection of Short Stories, each with an unexpected twist. I came across Varad’s collection during the course of the A-Z Challenge. I couldn’t follow his posts then, as I Read more…
Title: Rose Petal Graves
Author: Olivia Wildenstein
Series: The Lost Clan
Genre: Thriller Fantasy
PEEK – A – BOO
Ancient secrets cannot remain buried forever.
Founded two centuries ago by a powerful tribe of Gottwa Indians, Rowan was a quiet town, so quiet that I fled after graduation. Staying away was the plan, but Mom died suddenly.
Dad said she suffered a stroke after she dug up one of the ancient graves in our backyard, which happens to be the town cemetery. Creepy, I know. Creepier still, there was no corpse inside the old coffin, only fresh rose petals.
As we made preparations for Mom’s burial, new people began arriving in Rowan, unnervingly handsome and odd people. I begged them to leave, but they stayed, because their enemies—my ancestors—were beginning to awaken.
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Title: The Virgin of the Wind Rose
Author: Glen Craney
Genre: Historical Thriller
While investigating the murder of an American missionary in Ethiopia, rookie State Department lawyer Jaqueline Quartermane becomes obsessed with a magical word square found inside an underground church guarding the tomb of the biblical Adam.
Drawn into a web of esoteric intrigue, she and a roguish antiquities thief named Elymas must race an elusive and taunting mastermind to find the one relic needed to resurrect Solomon’s Temple. A trail of cabalistic clues leads them to the catacombs of Rome, the crypt below Chartres Cathedral, a Masonic shaft in Nova Scotia, a Portuguese shipwreck off Sumatra, and the caverns under the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.
Intertwined with this modern mystery-thriller, a parallel duel is waged:
The year is 1452. One of the most secretive societies in history, Portugal’s Order of Christ, is led by a reclusive visionary, Prince Henry the Navigator. He and his medieval version of NASA merged with the CIA scheme to foil their archenemies, the Inquisitor Torquemada and Queen Isabella of Castile, who plan to bring back Christ for the Last Judgment by ridding the world of Jews, heretics, and unbelievers.
Separated by half a millennium, two conspiracies to usher in the Tribulations promised by the Book of Revelation dovetail in this fast-paced thriller to expose the world’s most explosive secret: The true identity of Christopher Columbus and the explorer’s connection to those now trying to spark the End of Days.