My First Facebook Live Author Event

Today I’ll be hosting my first live Facebook Discussion session for Mystery Thriller Week. It’ll run from 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm, today evening as per IST (Tuesday, 21st Feb, 9am-10am as per EST). If you wish to know more about my upcoming release, Deceived, or my next novel, Sinister Town, or if you love Mystery & Thriller genre then do drop by to sayhello and have fun discussions about mystery/thriller books and movies.


If you wish to know more or have any questions, feel free to comment below.

Here’s the link to the Event: Power Hour Host – Heena Rathore P.



The Reading Bud’s Top Ten Books Of 2016


In 2016, we reviewed a total of 90 books at TRB! 90 books!! And it is extremely difficult to hand pick only 10 of them, but selecting the best of the best is the whole point of this post, hence, here’s our 2016’s list of top ten books –

The Reading Bud’s Top Ten Books Of 2016:

  1. The Girl With All The Gifts by M.R. Carey
  2. Warren The 13th And The All-Seeing Eye by Tania del Rio
  3. In The Blood by R.L. Martinez
  4. Over The Dragonwall by H.C. Strom and Dennis D. Montoya
  5. The Secrets Of Lizzie Borden by Brandy Purdy
  6. The Eighth Day by Joseph John
  7. Losing Lauren by Alretha Thomas
  8. Security by Gina Wohlsdorf
  9. The Conveyance by Brian W. Matthews
  10. Sleeping Giants (Themis Files #1)

Please check out the slideshow below to have a look at all these amazing books.

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Note for the authors of the Top Ten Books:

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Apart from these books, there were some books that also deserve a mention in this post:

First Exclusive International Giveaway for Deceived

I am hosting my first ever international giveaway for Deceived ARC! But wait, it’s an exclusive giveaway, which means there are terms and conditions – This giveaway is EXCLUSIVELY for my Newsletter subscribers!

So you need to be subscribed to my Newsletter in order to be able to participate in this giveaway. But that’s not a problem because this giveaway is open to new subscribers as well. So all you need to do is to subscribe to my monthly Newsletter and read the latest Newsletter in order to find out the details of this giveaway.

deceived-finalHow well do you know your loved ones? 

A girl struggling to cope with the murders of her mother and five-year-old brother.
A journalist chasing the ghost of a potential serial killer.
A thirteen-year-old girl who slaughtered her parents.
And a revenge-driven psychopath who is about to destroy everyone’s life.

After 9 years, a young writer is still coping with the brutal murders of her mother and five-year-old brother, as she moves into a house of horrors, to start a new life with her lover. Will friends and family be able to redeem Ally out of the impending doom in time? Will her infallible love become the key to the destruction of her already fragile world? Will madness prevail over love; true love over revenge?

Deceived is a gripping psychological thriller that mazes through the deepest, darkest emotions of human mind through the story of a vulnerable girl who treads in the mist of deception bred from a long unforgiven betrayal.

There are a lot of perks to becoming my Newsletter subscriber, for example, new subscribers receive a free copy of my mini-ebook – Writing Manifesto, they get exclusive and fresh news about my books and also receive writing inspiration, prompts and other writer-ly stuff in their inboxes once a month!
You can also read this post to know more about what my Newsletters are all about: My NEWSLETTER.

In order to get access to all these awesome stuff and/or to enter in this AMAZING Giveaway(!), you can subscribe to my Newsletter here: SUBSCRIBE

The giveaway is open until 25th February only! So hurry up!

I’ll be announcing the winner on 28th February in the February Newsletter. The winner will be chosen randomly by either a chit system or by a random name picker program. And the winner will receive a PAPERBACK ARC (advance reader copy) of DECEIVED!

So what are you waiting for – SUBSCRIBE, ENTER & WIN!