Ashwin Sanghi is a best-selling conspiracy fiction writer and businessman. He retells Indian mythology and history in contemporary fiction. Sanghi was featured on the Forbes India ‘Celebrity 100’ list. He has won several other awards. Some of them are LitOFest Literature Legend Awards 2018, the WBR Iconic Achiever Awards 2018, and the Crossword Popular Choice 2012. Here in this article, we are going to read about 7 must-read books by Ashwin Sanghi.
7 Must-Read Books by Ashwin Sanghi
The Vault of Vishnu (2020)
A Pallava prince voyages to Cambodia to be the crowned ruler, carrying with him secrets that can be the reason for great wars several centuries later. In ancient China, a Buddhist monk treks south to India in search of a missing piece of a riddle that could make his emperor almighty. A Neolithic tribe battle to protect their holy knowledge being entirely oblivious to the war drums on the Indo-China border. Meanwhile, far away in the Kanchipuram town temple lives a solitary scientist. Scientist decodes ancient texts even a team of secret agents shadows his every step. A young investigator is in this chaos with a complex past of her own. She must race against time to maintain the equilibrium of power in the new world.
Keepers of the Kalachakra (2018)
A world of people in conflict with each other that result in acts of such planned human brutality. They confront human imagination. Caught in the middle of this insanity is Vijay Sundaram. Sundaram is a scientist who is dimly familiar with the fact that the wider sky beyond the laboratory is stretched tight and close to being torn apart by compulsions that he has nothing to do with. But situations conspire to propel Vijay into the maze of Milesian Labs. This research center is deep in the forested hills of the Uttarakhand state. There he stumbles upon a galactic secret that could accelerate the downward spiral of mankind. He competes against time to protect humanity and himself.
The Sialkot Saga (2016)
Sanghi presents how everyone is of the same religion if the matter concerns money. The trajectories of Arvind and Arbaaz, both businessmen of a kind whose lives reluctantly intertwined, recoil off one another while they play out their menacing and murderous schemes of professional and personal one-upmanship. In the meantime, they are breaking all the rules. Both are unfamiliar with the fact that what they fight and seek is the very obstruction in realizing an ancient clandestine that dates back to a time forgotten ages ago. And still, at the core, there is tenderness, pathos, blood, and rare moments of almost exalted contentment. So, can it be that a man is simultaneously a victim and a victor, black and white, sinner and saint?
Private India (2014)
In Mumbai, seemingly unconnected people are departing, strangulated in an alarming ceremony and with odd objects cautiously arranged with the corpses. For Santosh Wagh, head of Private India, Mumbai branch of the world’s finest investigation agency, it is a competition against time to cease the killer striking again. In a city with a population above thirteen million, Santosh would have his work cut out at the best of times. However, this care has him conflicting with Mumbai’s godman who is not all that he seems. Then he discovers that there is greater danger awaiting.
13 Steps to Bloody Good Luck (2014)
The journey of life is tough. Some make it through hard work, some fall, and some just keep going with their Bloody Good Luck. However, is it possible to attract good luck or train ourselves to be fortunate? In his first non-fiction venture, Sanghi explores that complex and desired element – luck. He provides the readers with an entirely new insight into how people can work towards being lucky.
The Krishna Key (2012)
A magical being named Krishna arrived on earth five thousand years ago. Krishna brought several miracles for the betterment of mankind. The blue god reassured that he would return every time in a new form when needed in Kaliyug. In modern times, a boy grew up believing that he is the Krishna of Kaliyug, only he is a serial killer. This tale with the arrival of a murderer who executes his gruesome thought-out schemes in the name of God is the first hint to an ominous company to expose an old secret – Krishna’s precious legacy to mankind. Sanghi brings you a remarkable alternative interpretation of the Vedic Age.
The Rozabal Line (2007)
A cardboard box was found in place of the Mahabharata on a shelf of a London library. When a librarian opens the box, she screams and falls unconscious on the floor. Lashkar-e-Talatashar, an elite group has scattered all over the globe. The fate of the members of this group resembles that of Christ and his Apostles. Their agenda is Armageddon. In the labyrinthine nooks of the Vatican, a charming assassin vows to eliminate all that don’t believe in her warped philosophy. In Tibet, Buddhist monks are searching for reincarnation while in Kashmir, a tomb known as Rozabal has the key to an ancient riddle. Father Vincent Sinclair has bothersome visions of himself and the people he is acquainted with, except that they all seem to be of different ages.
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7 Must-Read Books by Ashwin Sanghi