Saturday, 24 December 2016

BOOK REVIEW: Is it Maya ? by Saikat Baksi

"Maya Mukhija is charming, intelligent and enigmatic.She has all the riches and power of the world. Maya loves to overpower men. She is the arm-candy wife of an ageing media mogul. Maya is not a loser. But one ne morning, Mumbai police knocks the door of her posh apartment and handcuffs her. "You killed Veena, your daughter," the Police Commissioner declares. "Veena was my sister, not daughter. And I wished her dead. But I never killed her," Maya Mukhija replies. The hunt begins through the shadowy yesterdays of Maya Mukhija. Love, treachery and a web of lies peel off the dark truth one by one. Who killed Veena? ls it Maya?"

Received this book from the author in exchange for honest review.
The story revolves around the protagonist Maya.
Maya was arrested and tortured to confess the truth.
Veena is missing for two years.She was in middle of her graduation course of fashion technology.
Maya is married to David.
The case was further investigated. 

Maya kept many secrets.It was not clear whether David was her second husband or 3rd ...
Also earlier she told that Veena was her sister and not her daughter .

Who killed Veena ? There are many things which need to be find out .
A book which kept u biting ur nails at the edge of ur seat.

The plot is full of suspense , twists and turns.
It will totally keep you guessing
The writing style is very impressive.


"Saikat Baksi is an author and an artist. His passions include theology, art and the sub-atomic world. He is a Mechanical Engineer by qualification and works in the Sales & Marketing department of an Engineering Multinational. He doesn't find any conflict among his roles as an executive and an author or an artist. He lives his life the way it comes and writes about it. He paints what he sees around himself and in his own mind. For him, the world is full of painting and stories. He just lays them down on paper and canvas. Over the years, he lived in seven cities and towns spanning from far south of India to the far north. He felt the pulse of each part of the country he lived in. He shares an intense 'love and hate' relation with Kolkata, where he grew up. He does not believe in settling anywhere because in his view, settlement is death and motion is life. He currently stays at Anand, Gujarat and cherishes the idyllic charm of the countryside. Other novels by Saikat Baksi Something in your eyes Far beyond the dead end Did you see the joker? Fallen leaf, withered wind...and love"

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