Shylashri Shankar

Shylashri Shankar is the author of Turmeric Nation - A Passage Through India's Tastes

Killers in the Mansions

Striking the right balance between suspense and complexity

06 May 2024
The Art of Suspense

The Alfred Hitchcock toolkit to make thrillers

22 March 2024
Magic and Murders

A fantasy mystery with a classic detective duo and a thriller set in Nazi Germany

08 March 2024
Character Is Destiny

Locked-room mysteries with a contemporary twist

23 February 2024
Tricks of the Thrillers

Masters strike the right balance between action and emotion

09 February 2024
The Writing Life

The essence of Hilary Mantel

30 January 2024
The Diminutive Detective

How beloved series characters spring into being

12 January 2024
Revenge and Redemption

Black River | Exiles | Thirty Days of Darkness | Mr Bowling Buys a Newspaper | The Running Grave | The Year of the Locust | The Proof of the Pudding | All the Sinners Bleed | The Mistress of Bhatia House | The Deep

15 December 2023
An American Spy in Iran

The return of a master and the moral content of thrillers

08 December 2023
Of Crimes and Conceits

Masters heighten the suspense by playing with the genre

17 November 2023


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