The words – Fast paced and gripping – mentioned in the summary at the back of this book were good enough for me to start reading this book. And also when a book revolves around something related to India it definitely increases the excitement in me to read it. After reading I can definitely say that it’s a thriller with Indian mythology involved and makes you want to read more and finish it.
The story has defined characters of 3 main people who are from different backgrounds and different parts of the world. The story revolves around a reporter Sangeeta who comes to India on an assignment but ends up being on the other side where she and her beau Alan Davies have to run around to get evidences to prove their innocence. They have to find the famous jewel Shyamantaka, which belonged to the Sun God –Surya.
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Private India has 2 very catchy and interesting things on its cover page only – One its title and two the co-authors. Private India by name itself sounds interesting and 2 authors – Ashwin Sanghi & James Patterson of different nationalities, backgrounds, culture & genre coming together to write a book is exciting. And course the hype which is created these days over social media about a particular product or person. These were reasons good enough for me to go for this book under the book review program of BlogAdda. I am very slow reader and so it took me quite some time to complete this book like always.
The story starts off in Mumbai with few unrelated and unconnected murders and so the case is given to Private India – a top notch investigating agency headed by Santosh Wagh. The frequency of these murders was on the move so it was very important for Wagh and his team to crack this. During the course of investigation he & his very talented team comes across a mix of people into mix of things like crime, prostitution, sex, money laundering, politics, corruption, etc. The plot is interesting and the writing style makes the mystery quite interesting till the end. As the story progresses the read become more and more interesting and sometimes you can relate it like a bollywood movie too.
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