Book review: The Cabinet Conspiracy

Author: Jigs Ashar

A perfect treat for political thriller buffs, the plot revolves around a ruling party and the various issues at stake as the game towards achieving power unfolds….

When the current PM Mahendra Doshi declares a new name for the upcoming general elections, as a PM candidate, it causes ripples in the otherwise stagnant political in-party waters. The fact that he chose the young and dynamic Maharashtra CM for the top post doesn’t go down well with several people in the political circles within the party.

Alongside the Indo-Sino relationships have always been the perfect potboilers for any scribe globally and the frequent interference of the Chinese in dishonouring the borders haven’t smoothened the relationships between the two powerful countries. The Chinese now require Indian consent to utilise the disputed PoK territory for its Belt and Road Initiative. They are aware that the current PM would never succumb to any pressure.

However what if there is a traitor AKA Serpent who is ready to sell his soul and the country to express his displeasure? How can the best of the Police and ATS prevent an international assassin from eliminating the PM candidate, particularly when the ruthless enemy seems to be a step ahead every time? A carnage is waiting to happen on a special day in Mumbai… will the attempt be thwarted? And at what cost?

This and more in this edge-of-the-seat thriller. A must-read if you are a Mumbaikar!

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  1. Yes, as a fellow thriller author, I have enjoyed Mr. Asher’s original and thoroughly suspense-driven plot as well as his smooth writing style. It is definitely on par with the international greats! Go for it!


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