Ripping off the lid on the problems that simmer under the surface of modern-day India, Blood on the Sands is a riveting murder mystery that unfolds in the inhospitable but intriguing expanse of the Rann of Kutch.
Quiet and beautiful Mankor stays in Kuran, the last Indian village on the Indo-Pak border and takes care of her two children, Samar and Ranu. Her husband Virender is a tracker at the BSF headquarters in Rapar.
Virender returns home during Navratri, triumphant after nabbing Shaukat, a member of a dangerous cross-border gang involved in a heinous terror plot against India. But there’s some terrible news awaiting Virender in Kuran. Are there murky secrets that threaten to destroy his family? And what are those haunting voices that whisper about a horrifying kill?
When a brutal murder takes place under mysterious circumstances, Virender’s boss, Commandant Ranbir connects it to the minute-by-minute unravelling terror plot. But was he missing something? And then little Ranu goes missing! Ranbir finds himself chasing red herrings in a race against time to find her and foil a terror plot. As Ranbir sets out to seek the truth, he discovers a terrifying web of deceit. Will he be able to save Ranu, find Virender’s killer and save the country?
As chilling secrets tumble out, the end is more sinister than you can ever imagine!
Blood on the Sands by Sujata S. Sabnis
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