Just two days after Valentine’s, the assault on a friend gets the Nayak brothers started on a journey of their life… But who’s keeping a tab on their every move? And why are they being hunted?
Unscrambling the truth on their investigation trail leads them through catacombish underground tunnels, high-altitude caves, and scary carcass structures. It soon turns into a mystery far more than they could handle…
And just when the dots seem to get connected, the bad guys move in for the kill. Now, it’s a race against time to save a life, without a clue of where and how to begin.
“The Valentine’s Day Clue”, first book by Rupali Rajopadhye Rotti, is an interesting read. It takes you to your college days when you dream to pursue your passion as a profession. Here, it’s a story of two young brothers and budding detectives who go through a series of dangerous yet thrilling events while working on their first case ever.
The first half of the book introduces you to the mysterious events that happen in the city of Pune and in the lives of a few college friends including the Nayak brothers who want to get their first case solved, moreover for their childhood friend. Slowly they land themselves in a lot of trouble. Yet, their zeal and never-back-off attitude keeps them going in their struggle against a gang of crooks. The events start turning atrocious in the second half with the story becoming more intense before coming to the conclusion.
This is a story, the first of the thriller series of Nayak Brothers, which keeps you glued to the book to know what, why and how of the happenings that take place in the lives of the characters.
“A Valentine’s Day assault on a friend gets the Nayak brothers started on a journey of their life… Unscrambling the truth on their investigation trail leads them to a mystery far more than they could handle…
And just when the dots seem to get connected, the bad guys move in for the kill. Now, it’s a race against time to save a life, without a clue of where and how to begin.”
“I really enjoyed reading the first novel written by Rupali Rajopadhye Rotti, and was reminded of my school days when I devoured such adventure series as those created by Enid Blyton. It was eminently readable as well as enjoyable.” — Surojit Mohan Gupta
After working in the corporate world and running a business, Rupali Rajopadhye Rotti finally ventured into writing. Her first book, THE VALENTINE’S DAY CLUE, has just been published under the series title: “Nayak Brothers”.
This is a detective adventure series that revolves around two aspiring detectives living out of Pune, India. Like any other teenager, they have dreamy eyes, fire in their bellies, friends they care about, and an urge to make a difference. And yet, they struggle with their daily routine, studies (!), self-doubt, coming-into-age woes, and inexperience. But along the way, a mystery cum adventure of a lifetime is in the offing…
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