Thursday, 19 May 2016

Book Review: The Crossbow Code by MC Raj

Book Name- The Crossbow Code
Author- Mr. MC Raj
Genre- Mystery Thriller
Publisher-Panther House Publications
Pages-  352
Price- ₹245


The media is agog as the pope passes out mysteriously on seeing Kris, thought to be terrorist. But he is one? Kris escapes from the police and returns to meet the pope again, after which pope is found poisoned to death!

On the run, Kris reaches Mumbai, where he gets to know that a prominent freedom fighter, Mohandas was instrumental in his escape. But the man is not as he seems and Kris is dismayed by the experiment taking palace at his ashram. However a chance encounter leads him to Germany. But someone wants him dead and attempts an assassination that could spell doom for Kris. Who is behind the pope murder? How are these countries connected? Who wants Kris Dead? And, lastly who is the mysterious Kris.

REVIEW- THE CROSSBOW  CODE is the enthralling novel by author Mr. MC Raj. The story revolves around the protagonist, Kris and his journey where he meets some ordinary and some exceptional extraordinary personalities. The author has succeeded to penned down the mysteries which makes us turn pages after pages.

Book Cover and Title are surely attractive. Blurb is interesting and invites the reader to read the mysteries. Language is lucid and simple. The one liners at the end of each paragraph makes the reading an interesting experience. Poems in the book were beautifully written.

Storyline and plot is engaging. Book shows the vast knowledge and research behind the intriguing mysteries. Every Chapter contains a new mystery and it hooked me till the end.

Narration is flawless. The twists and turns into the book engages the reader. Characters are strongly justified. I loved the ideology in the books. It surely touches your heart and questions your inner self. I loved the conversation between Pope and Kris. However the punctuation errors in the book spoils the reading.

Book Cover and Title- 3.5/5
Language Justification-4/5
Storyline and Plot- 4.5/5

Final Rating- 4/5

Overall The Crossbow Code is Interesting and Engaging novel. You'll not regret it after reading it.
You can grab your copy from Amazon Flipkart or nearby bookstore.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for this beautiful review Bunnyarena. Deeply appreciated.