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The Highway Mafia


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“They are here and will probably reach your location in another 10 minutes,” answered a shaky voice on the phone.

“Good! Good! Keep track of them and don’t lose sight of them. See you in a bit,” replied Arjun. As soon he disconnected the call, his stern gaze broke into a devilish grin as he announced to his accomplices, “The hunt begins.”

Based on real events, The Highway Mafia is a political-crime fiction book that shows the transformation of a young businessman, who has an unexpected encounter with one of the most dreaded mafia groups in the country.

Find out what happens, when a secular youngster decides to choose the path of progressive activism to fight a multibillion-dollar worth organized crime of cattle trafficking that rely on political clout and black money to smuggle cattle.

Product details

  • Paperback: 278 pages
  • Publisher: Notion Press, Inc.; 1 edition (3 November 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1946869406
  • ISBN-13: 978-1946869401
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 1.8 x 20.3 cm


About The Author

Suchitra S Rao was born in Chennai, but spent her early childhood and education in Madurai. She holds a Post-graduate Diploma in Planning and Entrepreneurship from the Indian Institute of Planning Management – Chennai. Right after her education she moved on to create a successful career in Sales & Marketing. She has immense experience of over nine years from various industries such as Insurance, Banking and Freight Forwarding. She currently works in a Logistics firm at a Middle Managerial Cadre. Belonging to a family of Doctors & Medical professionals who had dedicated themselves to the community for generations, Suchitra is also zealous about community service. Right from her school days, she has actively been volunteering for various social causes. In her early twenties, she began advocating reforms mainly for environmental issues and rural development. One of the causes she has been deeply engrossed in is animal welfare, directly being involved in various risky operations including a midnight rescue at a slaughter house, and interception of trucks that were trafficking cattle illegally. She feels modern-day activism, especially spearheaded by youngsters in India, often ends up being a battle with corrupt bureaucrats who are often backed by political clout. The Highway Mafia is her attempt to transpire the combat of such activism in India in a more narrative format and reach out to a larger audience.

1 review for The Highway Mafia

  1. Jonica

    This book is a good choice if you like political dramas coupled with the story of gansters; The book is written well in ways that both the handles are balanced well.

    Beginning with the title of the book, I would like to rate it 4/5 ; it gives the plot of the book but doesn’t give away the core of the book which is a plus. Intrigued by the title, when you move to the sub-title of the book, you understand the exact theme of the book which is another plus which intrigues to read further into content.

    Speaking of the cover of the book, the author teases us with bits of theme from the book and it can be rated 4.5/5 as it is interesting as well as intriguing.

    Moving on to the content, it can be rated 4/5 for the following reasons.

    A. Good English vocabulary

    B. Interesting plot with characters given life

    C. Balanced pace of story throughout the novel

    D. No major cons

    Most recommended for students and political drama or drama lovers.

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