Like to curl up with a juicy mystery story? Take a look at Bad Moon Rising: The Puffin Book of Mystery Stories for a collection of nail-biting stories comprising murder, theft, intrigue and the odd dash of the supernatural.
It includes a tale of mine, called “The Reader’s Revenge”, about a writer whose eerie stories start to come true. Other authors in this anthology include Anshumani Ruddra, Sonja Chandrachud, Poile Sengupta, Ranjit Lal, my pal Monideepa Sahu among others.
From the blurb:
There’s a bad moon rising and in its wake comes murder, mystery, and mayhem.
This anthology includes Satyajit Ray, Payal Dhar, Anshumani Ruddra, Sonja Chandrachud, Poile Sengupta—some of India’s best storytellers—and tales guaranteed to keep you awake through the night.
A writer whose murder stories begin to come true; the polite young man who steals far more than money; the half-werewolf, half-witch who murders music in the land of the dead; an apartment where doorbells ring at night for no apparent reason; and the case of the missing Bollywood actress are some of the hair-raising stories that are impossible to put down. Ranging from murder to the supernatural to the all-too chillingly real, Bad Moon Rising will make you lock your doors and shut all the windows…