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At a secret mining facility somewhere in the deserts of Rajasthan, an ancient place of worship, with disturbing carvings on its dome, is discovered buried deep inside the earth. Soon the miners find themselves in the grip of terrifying waking nightmares. One tries to mutilate himself. Worse follows.

Five experts are called in to investigate these strange occurrences. Sucked into a nightmare deep underground, they embark on a perilous journey; a journey that will change them forever, bringing them face-to-face with the most shattering truth of them all…

The greatest evil lies deep inside.

THE MINE is available from Amazon.


{This book has been published in soft-cover in India. Following are praises from Indian media organizations. It was on the Landmark Best Sellers List for entire India in March}

CNN IBN: “Arnab Ray’s ‘The Mine’ is a diabolically smart thriller”…”As psychological thrillers and mind game fictions go, Ray’s book ranks at the top”… “thrilling read”

Telegraph:  “Darkness, fear, death and gore, The Mine has all the elements of a jolly horror jaunt. And the twist in the end is worth the read.”

Bengal Post: “After ages the booklovers of the country have been gifted with an out and out horror tale which is sincerely a rare occurrence in the genre of Indian writing in English… A must for people who love to stay gripped from the first to the finish of a book.”

The Daily Pioneer: “A dark, disturbing tale of horror… it’s bleak and it’s unputdownable..”

DNA: “Where the book scores is in the clever twists and turns the story takes and the way disjointed pieces come together. The end especially is a tour de force of masterful plotting.”

The Sunday Guardian: “Engrossing, eerie thriller that delivers.”


Arnab Ray, better known as Greatbong, is one of India’s most widely read bloggers. He has written for several media outlets like the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal , Times of India, Outlook magazine, DNA and the Telegraph. He graduated from Jadavpur University as a Bachelor in Computer Science and Engineering and went on to finish his PhD in Computer Science from State University of New York at Stony Brook. He is presently employed as a research scientist at the University of Maryland and resides in the suburbs of Washington DC. His first book, MAY I HEBB YOUR ATTENTION PLISS was published by HarperCollins in 2010.

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