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Book review: Victims for Sale by Nish Amarnath

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Title: Victims for Sale Author: Nish Amarnath Genre: Thriller Pages: 322
As the name suggests, this book is a hair raising thriller. The author is an erstwhile resident of the UK, hence her description of the neighborhoods of London and suburbs are so vivid and detailed. The book is really smart, witty and full of suspense and hence very difficult to put down.  The story is about a 19 year old journalism student Sandhya, who moves to London from India to pursue higher studies. However instead of staying in a dorm in the university campus, she chooses to live as a paying guest with an Indian family, arrangements for which she had done from India itself. However what seems like a normal family in the beginning, begins to unfold strange pages day by day. Her first sleep in that house is broken by an attack  with a knife; by the daughter of the family who is differently abled. Gradually everyday becomes an adventure in itself with Sandy getting emotionally involved and physically hurt. Her stud…