War of the Three Kings

Magadha is at war, and kings are being hunted. Who is next to fall? Heir to Malla, the first book in the series, is out. If you are new to my series, please start your reading there. Warning: There are spoilers below for Heir to Malla! War of the Three Kings is the second bookContinue reading “War of the Three Kings”

Book Review: Everyday People

Everyday People by Salini Vineeth is a delightful collection of eight short stories that depict life in modern urban India. I grew up reading Tamil magazines, and my favorites were the short stories in them. In a page or two, to create an impactful character and narrate a story that touches your heart is aContinue reading “Book Review: Everyday People”

Book Review: Who threw Draco down the Chimney

I write medieval stories, so I looked forward to reading this mystery novel with a modern Indian female protagonist. Smita Bhattacharya did not disappoint me. In “Who threw Draco down the chimney?”, Smita brings Romania and Sibiu alive. With the folklore interspersed with the present day, the city is very much part of the story.Continue reading “Book Review: Who threw Draco down the Chimney”

Guest Blog by Penmancy

Penmancy is a coven of creative characters who are fascinated with the magic of the pen to weave new worlds with words. One of our main goals is to create a virtual space where writers and readers support each other and build a wholesome community that cherishes literature.After the massive success of our first anniversary collectionContinue reading “Guest Blog by Penmancy”

Book 2 Progress

I am making steady progress in my second book set in the Land of Magadha. It starts a few years after Heir to Malla and has several characters introduced in book 1. Heir to Malla is available everywhere books are sold and is a historical fantasy without magic based in the fictional land of Magadha.Continue reading “Book 2 Progress”

Guest Blog by Wendy Waters

Wendy Waters is an author, composer, lyricist and librettist. Born in Australia, she grew up in Sydney, lived in the USA for six years and now divides her time between London, Sydney and Paris. In 2011 Waters volunteered to work with OASIS Salvation Army Crisis Centre in Sydney, helping musically gifted young people. Waters hasContinue reading “Guest Blog by Wendy Waters”

Book Review: Recipe for Persuasion

“Reading is the key that opens doors to many good things in life. Reading shaped my dreams, and more reading helped me make my dreams come true.” Ruth Bader Ginsburg I have read Persuasion by Jane Austen a couple of times. Anne Elliot and Frederick Wentworth were engaged in their youth and meet again aContinue reading “Book Review: Recipe for Persuasion”