Cover Story – Author Kochery C Shibu Wins Best Mystery & Thriller Book of the Year Award 2022

Kochery C Shibu is an acclaimed novelist of two crime thrillers. In 2020, he published his second crime thriller novel Faith and the Beloved. Right since its release the novel shot into fame by keeping the Amazon Bestseller Badge for many months. The novel has gathered over two thousand reviews on Amazon and Goodreads.

The novel has been receiving awards in various categories and clubs. Salis Mania Choice Awards has rewarded the novel “Faith and the Beloved” as Best Mystery & Thriller Book of the Year Award 2022.

In the survey conducted of the nominated books for this category, Kochery C Shibu gathered alone 44.8 % votes, highest than all other books.

Faith and the Beloved is one of its kind crime suspense thrillers. In simple words, the author has penned down two stories, of different families from different states of India, and then he connected them both. And when the connection chord begins, the novel attains a pace that one cannot be ignored. With a gripping storyline and with strong sub themes, the novel is really a fascinating and exciting experience.

About the Author:

Kochery C Shibu graduated from the prestigious National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, in 1981. He has served in the Indian Navy and commanded two warships. Post his retirement he has executed hydroelectric projects in the Cauvery River basin in Karnataka, Beas River basin in Himachal and Teesta River basin in Sikkim. He holds a postgraduate degree in Defence Studies from Chennai University and MA in English literature from Pune University. Men and Dreams in the Dhauladhar, is his debut novel.

Shibu has changed tack from the snow clad mountains, to the blue oceans, and has been associated with the setting up of a shipping company in India. Faith and the Beloved is his second book. Many of the characters in the novel are inspired from those whom he has encountered during his extensive travel. Kochery C Shibu was born in Kochi, Kangarapady and now lives in Bangalore with his wife and daughter.

Follow the Author @:

Insta: @authorshibu


Twitter: @shibukocheril

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