Publisher: Locksley hall Publishing LLP
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It’s book 36 of 2023 and another captivating read that you cannot skip.
Red River Rising by @writer_husna is a story of Love, loss, friendship and of River, which became a prominent part of our protagonist’s lives. Husna takes readers to the lives of Krishnan, Radha and Lakshmi.
The plot of the story is riveting and to the point. As the story develops, First Lakshmi’s then Radha’s it gets interesting with the events taking place. Lakshmi feels united with her love as she goes towards the gate of the raging river, while others evacuated the area. Radha is rescued by a stranger and taken to a makeshift camp, where she bonds with Mani who later helps her search for her missing husband. While she searches for her husband, she finds a mass burial in the middle of the forest and tries to solve the mystery behind it.
The author skillfully narrates the story with vivid descriptions, making it more intense with each chapter. The events are structured in a way that piques readers’ curiosity. Loved the way Husna uncovers the mystery, with layers of secrets which is no less than a rollercoaster ride. The story is thought-provoking, with unexpected twists and turns that add to the drama. The rich, captivating writing style of the author keeps the readers invested in.
The characters are well-developed and strong, with new characters introduced throughout the story, each with their own unique story that makes the plot more intriguing.
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It’s a smooth-paced, moving story with lots of drama, touching the themes of love, loss, friendship, mental health, caste differences, social justice, and fighting against all odds for love. The surprising climax is sure to astound the readers.
Overall, “Red River Rising” is a Moving, thought-provoking and thrilling read, full of unexpected twists and drama, making it a must-read for anyone looking for a refreshing and engaging novel.
Lakshmi who is fascinated and is in love with the Periyar river finds it difficult to continue her life in the city as she misses her home and the river. After a traumatic incident in childhood, Lakshmi’s life once again took a turn when Krishnan leaves the village and Lakshmi knew the reason. Will she find him again? She would wait to see him again while her life in the city is messed up. What happens next? Will she meet him? Will she come back to where she belongs? To her love, Periyar river?
Krishnan who is actively working for tribals falls in love with Radha until one fine day he is separated from her. Radha, an activist is keen on finding her husband who has been missing for more than a month. With help of Mani, a member of the Local tribe, she was trying to trace Krishnan, where she found a mass burial in the middle of the forest. Keen on solving the Mystery and finding Krishnan, Radha loses hope as she meets Sabu, the fisherman responsible for the rescue and evacuation of those affected by floods.
Amidst the stories of love, stays the River in its fury.
Lakshmi, a young woman, shares a disturbing relationship with the Periyar River. Her traumatic childhood, social conditioning and relentless search for love, pushes her to the edge. Radha, an activist from Delhi, is in the tribal town of Attapadi in search of her husband Krishnan, who the authorities allege is a Maoist. She is assisted by Mani, a member of a local tribe. Sabu, a fisherman responsible for the rescue and evacuation of those affected by floods in the Attapady reserve forest, stumbles upon a vital information regarding Radha’s missing husband, Krishnan. How did Krishnan disappear? Where is he now? Will Radha be successful in finding her husband? Can Radha and Mani survive the treacherous waters of the deluge? And what is the mystery behind the mass burial in the middle of the forest? Set amidst the devastating Kerala floods of 2018, Red River Rising explores the social, psychological, environmental and political impact the river has on its unsuspecting protagonists amidst nature’s fury.
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