The Cosmic Clues (Dell Mystery) by Manjiri Prabhu

By Manjiri Prabhu

Sonia Samarth could not have envisioned it--after just a day, her first commercial had drawn dozens of responses. within the bustling urban of Pune, India, with its winding alleys and unique customs, Sonia is launching a new company: deepest investigation--using Hindu astrology as a crime-solving software. In an historical urban steeped in culture, Sonia's designated model of research is elevating eyebrows. yet she turns out to have discovered a niche--and, earlier than lengthy, a case of murder.When a cat leads Sonia to her first actual research, she fast unmasks a killer, utilizing astrology as her advisor. by surprise consumers start streaming in: a power, good-looking television character; a terrified bride-to-be; a lacking husband with suicidal tendencies...all problem Sonia's astrological talents to avoid a criminal offense. All it appears remoted stories, yet sure via an invisible thread. And whereas Sonia has stellar good fortune in unraveling the reality, very quickly she'll need to glance heavily at her personal stars. as the such a lot infamous overseas legal has simply crossed Sonia's path--and he has his personal plans for her destiny!

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Oh, Mahesh Uncle is quite different, very much like Patkarsaheb—I mean, Ajaybaba's father—but without that urban polish, of course. He loves his native place and misses it. How often he has said to me that he will go back and replant the Mango tree plantations on his land. He is willing to work at it all over again rather than lose his old, familiar life. ” The plump woman's answer was prompt and decisive. ” Sonia was silent as they moved towards the staircase. Then she said, “Do you remember seeing any strangers hanging around the house on Wednesday, the day of the murder?

Something I ought to see, but cannot. Will you please leave me alone for a while? ” Jatin nodded as Sonia settled in her chair. He switched on the music system, and loud drumbeats rocked the room. Jatin grinned. His boss never failed to surprise him. She insisted on blaring music to motivate her thought processes. ” Her source of inspiration was anything from soul-searching and philosophical non-filmy Urdu ghazals, romantic Hindi film songs, to hard rock and jazz. The priority, in each case, went to the volume, which had to be almost ear-splitting.

The tasty fruit water was refreshing and she immediately felt replenished and energetic. She had just eaten the soft tender coconut and tossed the empty shell into the dustbin, when the connecting door opened and Jatin walked in. His eyes were gleaming. “There's a man who says he'd like to meet you. A Mr. Mohnish Rai. And you're not going to believe this . ” he said in an excited voice. Sonia picked up her ears. ” She raised an inquiring eyebrow. The expression on Jatin's face snuffed her hope.

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