Three informers. Murky bylanes of the underworld that hold the key to deadly terror plots. The chase for India's most wanted terrorist. The lives of three of Mumbai police's best informers collide in the shady bylanes of the underworld. It's a bad bad world. A world of crime, sex, drugs, murder and betrayal. He who lies lives to see the light of another day. A day replete with even greater risks. From shady underworld dealings to switching gang loyalties, the men graduate to selling information on terrorism. Then begins the chase...to catch India's most wanted terrorist: Riyaz Bhatkal, the man with the ominous track record of masterminding seven blasts in three years. The search takes them to the most unassuming yet dangerous terror hubs across India. With trust in short supply, time ticking away and the sword of Damocles over their heads, the men can only hope that they are not on a wild goose chase.
When Supercop, Donald Fernandez declares an all-out war against the invincible Don, Narayan Swamy, he fights back with a formidable Mafia - a private army of armed thugs and a motley gang of corrupt police officers, backed by powerful politicians. What follows is a battle of raw power, sleaze, wits and dirty tactics by both the law breakers and the law enforcers blurring boundaries between good and evil. To save his skin, the Don fires his most lethal weapon, The Newsroom Mafia.
In this novel, veteran-journalist-turned-novelist, Oswald Pereira provides an insider's view of the growing culture of planted news and reveals the fine line between fact and fiction in the newsroom. A racy, compelling crime thriller, The Newsroom Mafia captures the unholy alliance between the fourth estate, the underworld and the Government.
The Secret Of the Nagas
The Secret Of the Nagas by Amish Tripathi
Today, He is a God.
4000 years ago, He was just a man.
The hunt is on. The sinister Naga warrior has killed his
friend Brahaspati and now stalks his wife Sati. Shiva, the
Tibetan immigrant who is the prophesied destroyer of
evil, will not rest till he finds his demonic adversary. His
vengeance and the path to evil will lead him to the door
of the Nagas, the serpent people. Of that he is certain.
The evidence of the malevolent rise of evil is
everywhere. A kingdom is dying as it is held to ransom
for a miracle drug. A crown prince is murdered. The
Vasudevs - Shiva's philosopher guides - betray his
unquestioning faith as they take the aid of the dark
side. Even the perfect empire, Meluha is riddled with a
terrible secret in Maika, the city of births. Unknown to
Shiva, a master puppeteer is playing a grand game.
In a journey that will take him across the length and
breadth of ancient India, Shiva searches for the truth in
a land of deadly mysteries - only to find that nothing is
what it seems.
Fierce battles will be fought. Surprising alliances will
be forged. Unbelievable secrets will be revealed in this
second book of the Shiva Trilogy, the sequel to the #1
national bestseller, The Immortals of Meluha.
Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets
Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
In Fooled by Randomness, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, a professional trader and mathematics professor, examines what randomness means in business and in life and why human beings are so prone to mistake dumb luck for consummate skill. This eccentric and highly personal exploration of the nature of randomness meanders from the court of Croesus and trading rooms in New York and London to Russian roulette, Monte Carlo engines, and the philosophy of Karl Popper.