Genre: Crime Thriller
My Rating: 4 stars
“Do the actions of our father’s decide who we are or do they decide what we become? Did we choose this, brought this upon ourselves? We must have been fools to listen to them, to trust their promises and believe their lies and if it were to happen all over again we would still make all the same mistakes. Do you know why? Because we are still fools groping in the dark, looking for any sort of guidance that can be provided.”
The Girl from Rostov is a stand-alone thriller by Shitij Sharma. It follows Majid and his niece Maya as they both battle the ghosts of their past. Their journey takes them to unexpected places and places them with unexpected situations. The book is about a family that is laden with tragedy. It is a mixture of love, loss, family, crime and grief.
I was surprised when I started this book. It was captivating right from