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Prey on the Prowl ( A Crime Novel )

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Madhu and his mistress Mala were poisoned. Pravar, the latter’s brother tries to implicate Radha the former’s spouse in the double murder. While Radha befriends Detective Dhruva, Kavya, wife of Ranjit, whom Dhruva rescues and takes to Pravar her kidnapper a la Stockholm Syndrome. As the series of deaths by poisoning puzzles Dhruva, Radha asserts that it was Kavya who had the means and the motive to murder Ranjit her spouse. Pravar her paramour and Shakeel the cop, who played foul with Pravar. However, reckoning that when the ill-motives of the natural suspects to commit a murder are an open secret. Someone with a hidden agenda might be tempted to use that as a camouflage for his subterfuge, Dhruva begins to look around...

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

BS Murthy

Born 27 Aug 1948, BS Murthy is the author of Benign Flame: Saga of Love, Jewel-less Crown: Saga of Life, Crossing the Mirage: Passing through youth (plot and character driven novels all), Glaring Shadow: A stream of consciousness novel, Prey on the Prowl: A Crime Novel and Onto the Stage: ‘Slighted Souls’ and other stage and radio plays as well as 'Stories Varied - A Book of Short Stories'. His non-fiction works are Puppets of Faith: Theory of communal strife, Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help (in verses with contemporary idiom sans 110 interpolations) and Sundara Kanda: Hanuman’s Odyssey, also in verse. All these can be freely download at Project Gutenberg Self Publishing Press or can be bought for US $1.00 at Amazon Kindle – Besides articles on general management (The Hindu), materials management (Purchase) general insurance (The Insurance Times) and literary/social subjects (Triveni,) he contributed ‘Addendum to Evolution: Origins of the World by Eastern Speculative Philosophy’ to The Examined Life On-Line Philosophy Journal, Vol. 05 Issue 18. that is apart from and including those carried in this site. BS, a graduate mechanical engineer from Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi, also interests himself in current affairs, sports, etc. and has an ear for Carnatic and Hindustani classical music. He is a Hyderabad based Surveyor and Loss Assessor since 1986 and is married, to a housewife, with two sons, the elder one a PhD in Finance and the younger a Master in Engineering.

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