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Posted: 09 May 2011 at 5:44am | IP Logged
Name: The Doomsday Conspiracy

Author: Sidney Sheldon

Genre: Thriller, Novel

Story Outline:

The protagonist of the story is Robert Bellamy, a man hired by the NSA to locate the several bus passengers in Switzerland who had accidentally seen a weather balloon with some top secret equipment (later on identified as a UFO) collapsing in the woods. As Robert locates the passengers one by one, they are mysteriously killed. Each murder has been meticulously staged to appear as an accident. Robert's marriage also dissolves, as his wife, starved for attention by Robert, marries a rich business tycoon Monte Banks.

As Commander Robert Bellamy of US naval is in the verge of completion of his mission, he learns that he is being hunted by an unknown lethal force. Robert runs escaping from the attackers from Washington to Zurich, Rome and Paris. As the story unfolds to reveal Bellamy's past - why the women he loves cannot return his love, why his most beloved friends become his deadly enemies. Bellamy finally learns that the investigation ends in the place where he had started it...with an incredible conclusion.

Why do you recommend it: Because of the wonderful imagination of the author

Other comment: It is a good thriller with a glimpse of almost everything

Rating(scale of 1-5, 5 being the best): 4

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Posted: 10 May 2011 at 3:31am | IP Logged
Angels and demon by Dan brown...extremely gripping..

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Posted: 21 May 2011 at 8:04am | IP Logged
Name: Percy Jackson and The Lightning thiefSmile

Genre:  Fantasy, Adventure

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It is the first novel in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, which charts the adventures of a modern-day twelve-year-old Percy Jackson as he discovers he is a demigod, the son of a mortal woman and the Greek god Poseidon. Percy and his friends go on a quest to prevent a war between the Greek gods Zeus, Poseidon and Hades.

Why do you recommend it:  Because its awesome and full of adventure and humour

Rating(scale of 1-5, 5 being the best): 5/5


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Posted: 22 May 2011 at 6:35am | IP Logged
Name: Twilight

Genre: Fantasy, Romance

Story Outline: 
Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) has always been a little bit different, never caring about fitting in with the trendy girls at her Phoenix high school. When her mother remarries and Bella decides to go live with her father in the rainy little town of Forks, Washington, she doesnt expect much of anything to change. Then she meets the mysterious and dazzlingly beautiful Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), a boy unlike any she's ever met. Intelligent and witty, he sees straight into her soul. Soon, Bella and Edward are swept up in a passionate and decidedly unorthodox romance. Edward can run faster than a mountain lion, he can stop a moving car with his bare hands, and he hasn't aged since 1918. Like all vampires, he's immortal. But he doesn't have fangs, and he doesn't drink human blood, though Edward and his family are unique among vampires in this lifestyle choice. To Edward, Bella is the thing he has waited 90 years for - a soulmate. But the closer they get, the more Edward must struggle to resist the primal pull of her scent, which could send him into an uncontrollable frenzy. But what will they do when Laurent (Edi Gathegi) and James (Cam Gigandet), the Cullens' mortal vampire enemies, come to town, looking for Bella?

Why do you recommend it: It's a fun and interesting read.

Rating(scale of 1-5, 5 being the best): 4/5

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Posted: 15 June 2011 at 10:49pm | IP Logged
Name: two states
Genre: teen life ,Romance, marriage probs

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The story is about Krish and Ananya who hail from two different states of India, are deeply in love and want to get married against their parents' wishes.

The story begins in the IIM -Amess, where Krish, a Punjabi boy from  delhi sights Ananya, a tamilian girl from Chennai, quarreling with the mess staff about the food. They become friends in a few days and decide to study together every night. In time, they become romantically involved. They both get good jobs, and have serious plans for their wedding. The story is based on how they struggle to convince their parents for the marriage, and eventually succeed in doing so. It is narrated in a first person point of view in a humorous tone, often taking digs at Tamilian and Punjabi culture. The novel ends with Ananya giving birth to twin boysBig smile

Why do you recommend it: It's a fun and interesting read.

Rating(scale of 1-5, 5 being the best): 4.5/5
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hey!
howz 'the girl withthe dragon tattoo" series?????
should i buy them or forget bout it?..
plz do inform..
thank u

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Posted: 26 June 2011 at 11:32pm | IP Logged
and yes can anyone suggest any fast paced racy page turning thrillers.
i will appreciate any suggestions...
thanx
(p.s. i finished all sidney sheldon, matthew reilly, josh grisham, dan brown n most of jeffrey archer too.)could you suggest any other author i could attack!!???...

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Posted: 03 July 2011 at 7:46am | IP Logged
Originally posted by nimmi_rra

and yes can anyone suggest any fast paced racy page turning thrillers.
i will appreciate any suggestions...
thanx
(p.s. i finished all sidney sheldon, matthew reilly, josh grisham, dan brown n most of jeffrey archer too.)could you suggest any other author i could attack!!???...

Michael Connelly. He's the IT author for the crime genre nowadays. His novels are gripping, realistic and always have a bumper climax. His writing style is very easy to follow, and he doesn't bore you with too many details and avoids sounding like a poet. 

Try any of his novels, you'll love it. 

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