To peace out my overexcited brain, after the release and elation of my book The Balloon Girl, I picked up a book to read. And often at such times, it’s a thriller which changes the mood for me. So here is the review of the same book.
The book is provided by Arudhaa Club in exchange for a genuine review. The book is titled The Colours of Passion by Sourabh Mukherjee.
Who killed Tollywood heart-throb Hiya Sen?
Within days of her fairy-tale wedding with Manav Chauhan, Hiya Sen, the reigning queen of Tollywood, is brutally raped and murdered. As ACP Agni Mitra investigates into the high-profile murder, he meets Manav’s ex-fiancée; her father who was eyeing business through the alliance; an alcoholic male model, and a former Tollywood diva. When two more connected murders make headlines, it’s time for Agni to find answers to perplexing questions and unveil shocking truths.
The Colours of Passion breezes through Kolkata’s glamorous world of industrialists, movie stars, models and fashion designers laced with drug addiction and illicit liaisons, with a heart-wrenching tragedy at its core.
The most intriguing thing about the book at first glance is its cover. It really catches the eye with the colours – red and orange. The knife lying across just makes you know which genre you are getting into.
The story begins from the crime scene and the reader is aware of who are the culprits and the victim. But as each page turns the story moves layer by layer and pulls you into the quagmire of questions and suspects. Everyone seems a suspect, everyone has a motive but you just can’t place the finger on the exact person. The fast pace of the story always leaves us at a roadblock and another addition to the list of suspects.
The plot is good and keeps your interest intact. It keeps rising and falling like the waves. Events keep happening unexpectedly. The characters are well crafted. The quick methods and approach of the investigator, ACP Agni Mitra makes you admire his character. And the writer deserves the praise for creating such a simple yet an amazing character.
By the time you reach the end of the page, you are not sure what’s really happening, but not to worry ’cause Agni knows what he’s doing and you got to trust him! The end was quite a surprise and somehow you feel no empathy or sadness for the manipulator. Because that’s what I actually felt he/she was. Manipulative and coward. (Well that’s my personal thought though 😉 )
The book is a wonderful read if you are looking for a thriller and enjoy reading murder mysteries. So it gets a 4 star rating from me!
Hope you like the review!
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Thanks for reading!
Love and Best wishes for all,