Finished the novel in three straight sittings which is quite rare for a reader like me. Simply because I found it unputdownable and was constantly curious to know how the story would unfold.
Gripping! More twists and turns than in a rollercoaster.
-R. Mohan, Editor Deccan Chronicle
A very fine book. The characters are believable, intriguing and smart. The narrative was from the wheels of Lewis Hamilton and the finish had the flourish of a James Bond film.
Friday, October 17, 9pm. All forces are converging in Chennai.
Santosh, a regular engineer turned political assassin.
Maria, an aspiring pilot turned spy.
Swapna, a medical student turned into the city’s highest-priced madam.
Sandeep and Amit, CBI officers turned commandos.
Shyam Agarwal, a respected industrialist turned conspirator.
In the eye of the storm is the all-powerful, Power Minister, Salem Palaniswamy whose lust for power and money corrupts the lives and dreams of the innocent.
With love, honour and revenge in the air, and a 1000 crores of unaccounted money at stake, the question is… will there be murder tonight?
About the Author
A post graduate with an MPhil in English Literature, Subba Rao hails from a family that's deeply steeped in music and the arts. His father, Gollapudi Maruthi Rao, is a well-known Telugu author, award-winning playwright and screenplay writer, as well as a film actor of repute. His grandfather, Padma Bhushan Dr. Sripada Pinnakapani, was a doyen of Carnatic music. Rao is also Managing Trustee of the 'Gollapudi Srinivas Memorial Foundation' instituted in memory of his brother Gollapudi Srinivas. This foundation confers the annual 'Gollapudi Srinivas National Award' for the 'Best Debut Director' in India and has been doing so for the past seventeen years. It is no surprise that this businessman and avid traveller turned to writing, penning travelogues for newspapers and magazines. His articles have been published in the Deccan Chronicle, The Hans India and the Ashvarttha, a wellness magazine. Rao now turns an author with this debut novel, 'No Murder Tonight', an edge-of-the-seat thriller. He waits for your feedback at email@example.com.