Inspired by Three Things Challenge, 03 August 2018 Three Things Challenge: spatula, drama, brownie Saturday Mix – Double Take, 4 August 2018 This week we are seeing double with ‘Double Take’. The ‘Double Take’ challenge focuses on the use of homophones* to build your writing piece. You have two sets of homophones and you are … Continue reading neelwrites/murderbythearabiansea/fiction/crime/ThreeThingsChallenge/SAturdaymix-doubletake/04/08/2018


RELEASED!  It’s out!  My new book release, the first of this year. My new book, TWO AND A HALF MURDERS, a Detective Chacko Crime Mystery Series, is available in the following global territories, both as in Kindle Ebook and Paperback editions. INDIA: US: UK: AUS: CAN: FRANCE:   … Continue reading neelwrites/newbookrelease/twoandhalfmurders/novella/fiction/crime/detectivechackoseries/01/05/2018


  A-Z CHALLENGE W IS FOR  WARPED SOULS  WORSE THAN HELL By Neel Anil Panicker “TO WHOMSOVER IT MAY CONCERN” My name is Lekshmi Muthuswamy. I am a resident of Muthuswamy’s, 13 B, OFF PARRY’S ROAD, Panampally Nagar, Cochin. I am married to Prakasham Muthuswamy, who is the  Chairman-cum- Managing Director of the Rs 20,000 … Continue reading neelwrites/WisforWarpedSoul/A-ZChallenge/fiction/23/04/2018


V IS FOR VILE (A-Z CHALLENGE) By Neel Anil Panicker Six o ‘clock on a Tuesday evening was a little too early  for the well heeled patrons of the Greater Cochin Metropolitan Club to coverge and let loose their hair over a round of drinks and some delectable lip smacking gastronomic delights prepared by the legendary Head Chef Joseph and his hardworking team … Continue reading neelwrites/A-ZChallenge/VisforVile/fiction/22/04/2018


U IS FOR AN UBER-COOL IDEA (#A-ZCHALLENGE) By Neel Anil Panicker Residence of the Deputy Collector, Cochin Metropolitan City: Half an hour has gone by and IAS Officer has shown no sign of slowing down. He’s  pacing the full length of the large badminton court on the far right corner of his Deputy Collector’s Bungalow. … Continue reading neelwrites/uisforanuber-coolidea/A-ZChallenge/21/04/2018


T IS FOR TROUBLES (A-Z CHALLENGE) PRIYA DARLING  By Neel Anil Panicker ‘You seem to be elsewhere tonight. Is everything all right, King Kong?’ Prakasham extended his arm and picked up the glass of whisky from the side table. Half reclining against the wall, he drank its contents in one gulp and then lighted a … Continue reading neelwrites/TisforTroubles/A-ZChallenge/fiction/20/04/2018


S IS FOR SECRET (A-Z CHALLENGE) SKELETONS IN THE CUPBOARD By Neel Anil Panicker ‘Willie, what makes you so sure that either of the two, or both, that is IAS Officer Rajesh Yadav and his father-in-law the buisness tycoon Prakasham Mujthuswamy could be the murderers?” Detective Willie stabbed a finger at a blank A4 sized … Continue reading neelwrites/SisforSecret/A-ZChallenge/fiction/19/04/2019


R IS FOR RATTLED #A-Z CHALLENGE RAGING BULLS By  Neel Anil Panicker “You put me into this mess. Now you better clean it or I will spill the beans to the police.” ‘And risk being put behind bars for the rest of your life. Would that be ok, my dear father in law?’ Prakasham Muthuswamy … Continue reading neelwrites/Risforrattled/A-ZChallenge/fiction/18/04/2018


A-Z CHALLENGE P IS FOR PERFIDY MURDER, SUICIDE, OR WHAT? By Neel Anil Panicker MUTHUSWAMY’S screamed the thick rectangular plaque that was wedged into the massive steel rock stone arch that rose above the 15 inch high gates. On sighting the siren blaring jeep with SP COCHIN CITY POLICE emblazoned in the front windshields, the … Continue reading neelwrites/PisforPerfidy/A-ZChallenge/fiction/16/04/2018


O IS FOR OUTRAGEOUS (A-Z CHALLENGE) SOMETHING FISHY   BY Neel Anil Panicker 12:30 on a Sunday afternoon is virtual madness at the City Fish and Vegetable Market that is situated just behind the sky high mega towers that line the mile long Marine Drive that borders the Indian Ocean. Whizzing his way past the … Continue reading neelwrites/OisforOutrageous/A-ZChallenge/fiction/15/04/2018