There will be times where relationships between humans take evil turns with or without their consent. In such situations every step an individual takes in life costs a lot either bad or good.The Plot:This short story is a superb thriller with so many unexpected twists and emotions. Kudos to the author for maintaining the mystery till the end and has let his readers think with a question unanswered!!!!The title of the book ‘ The Man Mum Loved ‘ is very mysterious.The book cover is an image of a beautiful modern young woman.Terrific characterisation of the story characters is observed.The narration is fast paced and interesting.Simple and effective language is used.This book reminds the readers somewhere the famous case that was in news in the year of 2015 in the country. The book is a nice quick read.