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Salil Desai

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Salil Desai is an author, columnist and film-maker based in Pune. Murder Milestone (2020) is the 4th book of his much-acclaimed Inspector Saralkar Mystery Series, on the heels of 3 and a Half Murders (2017), The Murder of Sonia Raikkonen (2015) and Killing Ashish Karve (2014). The Inspector Saralkar Mystery series has been optioned by Times Studio Originals (now Junglee Pictures) for adaptation into a web series.

Salil’s other popular books are Murder on a Side Street (2011), Lost Libido and Other Gulp Fiction (2012), as well as The Sane Psychopath (2018), the screen rights of which have been picked up by Endemol India recently.

Over the years, Salil’s books have received good reviews in The Hindu, New Indian Express, The Pioneer, Bangalore
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3 and a Half Murders

3.95 avg rating — 593 ratings — published 2017 — 3 editions
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The Murder of Sonia Raikkonen

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Murder On A Side Street

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“Even as he began speaking, he knew he was committing the biggest mistake husbands often made. “What are you thinking?” Her eyes slowly turned to him, still deep in thought. Then she pushed the newspaper towards him gently. “I want you to read this article,” she said, pointing at a column.”
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Salil Desai Thanks Mukesh. Yes I am working on a new one. Hopefully, it will be out late next year.


Mukesh Kumar Thanks for accepting the friend request! I am a fan of your Saralkar-Motkar series novels. So, are you working on a new one? Any expected dates, if not to much to ask :)


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