Author: Vikram Chandra
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0141001550
A cracker of a read . . Probably India's first Frederick Forsyth-style thriller . .It is the kind of a book that you will not put down once you have picked it up.
Highly charged and brilliantly plotted, this book is the first thriller to be set against the backdrop of he insurgency in Kashmir. Expertly blending fact with fiction, the book describes the rise of militancy in Kashmir over the past decide and a half, and tells the human story of those whose lives were shaped by events beyond their control and whose action could now decide the fate of the subcontinent.
With barely three months to go for the American President's visit to India, Major Vijay Kaul learns of an incredible plot hatched by a rogue faction of the Laskhar-e-Taiba, one of the world's most lethal terrorist organizations,. Afghanistan-trained militant Jalauddin has entered India with only one aim - to destroy any hope of lasing peace in Kashmir.