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Why In the Shadows of Death is much more than a thriller

I strongly believe that an author of popular fiction, trying primarily to entertain, also has a great social responsibility. The work of an author, in my view, should be socially relevant and should hold mirror to the changing times and lifestyle of the people his work is meant for.
In the garb of a thriller, In the Shadows of Death deals with a number of issues - fragility of marriages, corporate scandals, insecurities in a relationship driving an individual to the edge - each potentially leading to passionate debates, diverse perspectives and interpretations. I have been acutely conscious of the same all along. As an author, I consider it my responsibility to present my point of view, and share my thoughts with readers and reviewers.
Firstly, I would like to draw attention to the portrayal of the modern day urban man and woman in the story.
While there are female characters in the story who make certain personal choices and the resulting indiscretions lead to their eventual doom, the…