No of pages: 468
Published on :18th June 2018
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Genre: YA Crime thriller Psycho Contemporary
I sincerely thank Varsha Dixit for having sent me E Arc the review copy.Also I thank Rubina Ramesh for helping me to reach her.
Serial killers are making a favorite villain of suspense novels owing to the danger they pose and remaining enigma to all concerned. More victims followed by investigation all take you to the edge of the seat experience.
I like such type of thrillers not only for the goosebumps they give but also several ideas, lessons, modes - operandi and messages they convey through the story.
Killer Moves by Varsha Dixit is an alarming and exciting tale totally tearing that leaves the readers shocked and surprised at the end. Crafted with a fervor that is both boisterous and compassionate this is an intricate and powerful novel.,
Yea, you are correct about the title. Killer moves to tell that the killer is not only moving but also making moves.
The cover design is apt for the genre.
There are totally 98 chapters ending with an Epilogue.
Driven by anxiety and love, Aisha daughter of 66-year-old retired Supreme Court Judge working in the media world leaves for Panaji to save her 20-year-old niece Kiara Khatri aka Kia who has gone there to attend a calendar photo shoot as she is a model. she thinks she is in danger which fact she realizes from the gift ESP buffet and telepathic senses to connect with dead and even with the dying.
There she meets Kabir Rana tall and handsome originally a prince belonging to a royal family at Sirsa presently running his ad agency. Vikas is his assistant.
In the chapter 14 SSP Parth Mangal CBI enters into the police headquarters Panaji Goa to investigate about the two unsolved murders of young women raped and strangled. A serial killer is on the prowl and there is all the likelihood of fresh murders in the near future.
Jacob a jovial driver of the police Gypsy accompanies him as per the order of the Commissioner Meisha. Parth meets Dr. Madhuri Lorso the chief Examiner at A.S. Mortuary and asks about the details of the victims.
Since Aisha is a Board-certified Behavior Analyst she joins Parth to nab the serial killer. Already there is an attempt to kill Kiara she has got a vested interest in cracking the mystery. Their journey to unravel the knots how far and hard they find the truth and how many secrets come into light form the rest of the tale.
How the CBI officer investigates the case forms the core part of the novel. It is replete with situational comedy and a series of unexpected horrible incidents. taking place at regular intervals.
The end decides who wins and who loses.
The enormously interesting story of characters at many levels of struggles and challenges.
Masterful in every part it is a hot best seller.
This story deals with peculiar activities of persons addicted to fetish, unwed mothers eccentric people like pedophile and necrophilia belonging to the dark side of the society.
A Sinister thriller with ample turns and twists and it is a sure roller-coaster ride.
For the murder mystery genre, supporting characters also need to play an important role to keep them engaged and this novel doesn’t disappoint on this front.
The story progresses at a good pace and never seems to be stretched. This book can be reread as it reveals many profound thoughts that can linger in your mind for a long time.
This articulately- written book has got a wonderful coherency to it. The narrative proceeds in a fluency which is amazing
There are a plethora of characters and all fit into their roles perfectly. Aisha the protagonist has impressed me a lot. She is at her best in reading between the lines and other skills. Also, I like the romance between her and Kabir.
I admire Kabir for his devotion to his profession and simplicity albeit he belongs to a royal family.
This story has myriad of angles and the plot is panoptic with all the subplots leading to the unexpected convergence.
This strong daring novel is to be read by fans of thrillers. Recommended to those readers looking for the thrill and read an interesting adult contemporary novel.
My score: 5/5