By Arun K Nair

Murderous Greed

Crime/ Thriller (Novel)

Early one morning in the township of Avadi, a woman who was on her way to attend a relative’s wedding falls victim to a chain-snatcher and loses her life in the process. The very same morning, Karthik, an up and coming young businessman is found shot dead in his car in the middle of the road — the only witness to the incident being his employee Drishti who was in the car with him at the time. The responsibility of getting behind the root of both incidents falls on Inspector Satyajit, an intrepid and honest police officer, and his team who get cracking on both cases immediately. But as the investigation proceeds further, the incidents and the stories of those involved get increasingly confused and murkier. What illegal deals was Karthik involved in? Did these deals cause his untimely death? How is all this connected to the housewife who was killed the same morning? What is the part played by the mysterious Gun Club in all these events? Follow Satyajit as he attempts to uncover these dubious questions.

About The Author

Arun K Nair

Every moment in life has a story to tell and no one knows this better than Arun K Nair, the author of ‘Murderous Greed’, which also happens to be his first published novel. The book focuses on the darker side of humanity, while characters are based on people you are likely to meet in your everyday life.
As a sanguine personality, Arun is known for his extensive network of friends, many of whom are story tellers in their own right. These anecdotes, of mostly real life incidents, inspired him to create the plot that is ‘Murderous Greed’, the over-desires of a man and its covert implications on unassuming innocent people.
Arun did his engineering from Government College of Technology, Coimbatore. Subsequently, he accomplished a master’s degree in business management from Great Lakes Institute of Management in Chennai, and as life would commonly have it in India, he went on to spend over a decade working for IT Services Companies in different marketing and business development roles, before taking up writing full time.
Arun lives with his wife Rani Asha, his son Dharsh, his parents – Kumaran Nair and Sreedevi Amma and his sister Asha at Chennai. Arun attributes his motivation to write to his extremely supportive family and friends.

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Synopsis – Murderous Greed
Early one morning in the township of Avadi, a woman who was on her way to attend a relative’s wedding falls victim to a chain-snatcher and loses her life in the process. The very same morning, Karthik, an up and coming young businessman is found shot dead in his car in the middle of the road — the only witness to the incident being his employee Drishti who was in the car with him at the time. The responsibility of getting behind the root of both incidents falls on Inspector Satyajit, an intrepid and honest police officer, and his team who get cracking on both cases immediately. But as the investigation proceeds further, the incidents and the stories of those involved get increasingly confused and murkier. What illegal deals was Karthik involved in? Did these deals cause his untimely death? How is all this connected to the housewife who was killed the same morning? What is the part played by the mysterious Gun Club in all these events? Follow Satyajit as he attempts to uncover these dubious questions

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I always feel I am short by one rupee

– Sriram, In murderous greed

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