neelwrites/gavinsmellie-thedrugstoryofindiacontd/fiction/novella/173words/FFfAW/21/08/2018

GAVIN SMELLIE – A CANADIAN IN KOCHI CENTRAL JAIL By Neel Anil Panicker Gavin Smellie hated his new environs. At 52, with over two decades of a hardcore criminal life behind him he expected a little more respect from the authorities. That evening as he stepped out of his barracks and looked upwards, his eyes … Continue reading neelwrites/gavinsmellie-thedrugstoryofindiacontd/fiction/novella/173words/FFfAW/21/08/2018

neelwrites/peddlingsomethoughts/sundayphotofiction/shortstory/crime/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/23/07/2018

PEDDLING SOME THOUGHTS By Neel Anil Panicker “Ok, tell me all you know of the murder?’’ The old woman sat herself gingerly on the edge of the rickety bed by the lone window, then swot a non-existent fly off her deeply lined face and began, her voice no more than a whisper, “I was here, … Continue reading neelwrites/peddlingsomethoughts/sundayphotofiction/shortstory/crime/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/23/07/2018

neelwrites/adatewiththelibrary/setascene/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/novella/fiction/10/06/2018

A DATE WITH THE LIBRARY By Neel Anil Panicker Inspector Sharma parked his police car behind a side street abutting Karol Bagh Metro Station and walked the next fifty yards leading into the congested bylanes, careful to keep his head down and appear as nondescript as he could. ‘Mingle, be one with your surroundings’, was … Continue reading neelwrites/adatewiththelibrary/setascene/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/novella/fiction/10/06/2018

neelwrites/amurderinthechurch/fridayfictioneers/flashfiction/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/100words/06/06/2018

A MURDER IN THE CHURCH By Neel Anil Panicker Inspector Sharma’s hawk eyes scanned the high domed  pearl white Victorian archways of St. Thomas Church. Men, women and children, some young enough to be held in their mothers’ arms,  seated all around him in benches, in two rows and six long columns that extended all … Continue reading neelwrites/amurderinthechurch/fridayfictioneers/flashfiction/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/100words/06/06/2018

neelwrites/somethingeerie/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/fiction/flash/shortstory/03/06/2018

SOMETHING EERIE By Neel Anil Panicker Inspector Sharma took a while to orient himself to the near blinding darkness. Only seconds before he stepped off the torturous 47 degree summer madness that was Udaipur and arrived at the ghostly single room dilapidated mud house located a kilometre and half off the city municipal limits; the … Continue reading neelwrites/somethingeerie/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/fiction/flash/shortstory/03/06/2018

neelwrites/mafiadonshotdead/adangerouslove/fiction/novella/episode34/31/05/2018

MAFIA DON AFZAL GURU SHOT DEAD By Neel Anil Panicker (EPISODE 34 OF A DANGEROUS LOVE) “Shootout in Tis Hazari Courts: Dreaded Mafia Don Afzal Guru shot dead; 5 others killed including 2 cops The nation’s capital today reverberated with the sound of gun fire as Tiz Hazari Courts was witness to one of the … Continue reading neelwrites/mafiadonshotdead/adangerouslove/fiction/novella/episode34/31/05/2018

neelwrites/thequarry/fiction/flash/100wordwednesday/crime/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/25/05/2018

THE QUARRY By Neel Anil Panicker Inspector Sharma peered through his long range telescopic lens at Antop Hill that looked like an ant hill bathed in sheer white. Nothing much of significance as far as the eye could see. He shifted his gaze towards the foothills, at the river front, then slowly zooming in on … Continue reading neelwrites/thequarry/fiction/flash/100wordwednesday/crime/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/25/05/2018