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

neelwrites/wait’sover/Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie/saturdaymix-doubletake/fiction/shortstory/12/05/2018

WAIT’S OVER By Neel Anil Panicker For days Inspector Sharma lay in wait, pitching his tent by the rivulet that abutted the foothills of the forest. There he lay in wait, biding his time, subsisting on the mercy of the trouts and shrimps that he would catch with the help of his improvised fishing rod__a … Continue reading neelwrites/wait’sover/Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie/saturdaymix-doubletake/fiction/shortstory/12/05/2018

neelwrites/murderonhermind/flashfictionfortheaspiringwriter/shortstory/fiction/176words/20/03/2018

MURDER ON HER MIND This week’s photo prompt is provided by Yinglan. Thank you Yinglan! By Neel Anil Panicker Time you got married, Afreen? You know Imtiaz, Afroz’s cousin. He’s just landed a fat paying bank job, is kind, well educated, and good looking too__ideal husband material. What do you say? Lisa tossed her hair … Continue reading neelwrites/murderonhermind/flashfictionfortheaspiringwriter/shortstory/fiction/176words/20/03/2018

neelwrites/betweenarockanda…/FFfAW/shortstory/175words/22/02/2018

  BETWEEN A ROCK AND A… By Neel Anil Panicker The man in the white coat set aside the magnifying glass and proclaimed, ‘This is basalt, a hard extrusive igneous hexagonal rock with very low silica content, low viscosity and…” “Spare me the monologue, Professor Gaikwad. I’m a police officer and…”   ‘And also my … Continue reading neelwrites/betweenarockanda…/FFfAW/shortstory/175words/22/02/2018

neelwrites/whitedeath/100wordwednesday/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/fiction/100words/07/01/2018

100 Word Wednesday: Week 52 Hosted by bikurgurl at https://bikurgurl.com/2018/01/03/100-word-wednesday-week-52/ SOMETHING’S WRONG  By Neel Anil Panicker Inspector Sharma looked askance at the snow white pyramid and the imposing silver sprayed façade of the 18th century Victorian palace behind it. He was never into history; he viewed anything beyond yesterday as history. His gaze shifted to the central … Continue reading neelwrites/whitedeath/100wordwednesday/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/fiction/100words/07/01/2018

neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/150words/17/01/2017

Landers, California BLOOD IN THE SKY  ( word count: 150) By Neel Anil Panicker Chief Detective Norman Peale skirted the bodies, and stepped out into the cold December night. His eyes took in the icy barrenness of the Mojave Desert. ‘No tyre marks. No trace of blood. No dwellings for miles on end.’ He turned … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/150words/17/01/2017

neelwrites/fridayfictionforaspiringwriters/20/11/2016

FFfAW Challenge – Week of November 15, 2016 Bangkok By Neel Anil Panicker ‘Boss, he is dead. Bangkok is all yours’. Robert flicked off the phone. A smile escaped his lips. One more enemy eliminated. One more territory annexed. He looked down and caught a mass of rippling muscles eyeing him through azure waters. Time to … Continue reading neelwrites/fridayfictionforaspiringwriters/20/11/2016