Anu is leading a normal life with her husband in her suburban home in Johannesburg when she wakes up one day to find the police knocking at her door. She is arrested and things get complicated when she fails to recall her name. Soon, she discovers her name is not the only thing she forgot. Everything about her seems blurry - her house, her life and her loved ones. Slowly, she discovers that the life she was leading was a lie and the people she trusted are not who they appear to be. With all that she holds dear at stake, will she be able to save herself and her memories?
This is a book about a boy who fell in love with trains at a very young age, so much that he had the entire railway timetable memorised - for every train, at every station. A boy who stumped his college interview panel with his fascinating knowledge about trains and went on to study at the Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (IRIMEE) and then was commissioned to work in the Indian Railways Service. This is the story of that boy who loved trains.
A mindless road-rage incident leaves a young and promising entrepreneur dead. The woman travelling with him is the sole witness to the event. Is it an accident, or a cold-blooded murder planned to absolute perfection?
I had the opportunity to interview Jayant Kripalani on the occasion of the launch of his latest book - this one on poetry - and he blew me away with his charm and wit. It was a refreshing conversation, to say the least, and he even taught me a thing or two about life. Note: Don't miss the EXCLUSIVE new poem he narrates during the interview which is not available in the book!
A child bride, displaced unexpectedly, navigates out of the heart of Damascus and plunges into Allepo. As missile after missile brings the city down into a hapless pile of rubble, she builds it back up with her simple act of resistance: doodling.
A family split down the middle and barely surviving finds itself caught between the communal violence that threatens to burn the city to ground. Will they be able to bring down the walls built around their hearts and find the love that will help them survive?
An intriguing story of a woman whose premonitions showed her the future and gave her the power to save lives by preventing dangerous incidents from occurring. But what happened when she lost her power?
A sip of water at a cafe changes Manisha's life. She begins a journey in her dreams that blur the lines between imagination and reality.
#BookReview A stellar collection of short stories handpicked from a nationwide writing competition. This has suspense, humour and romance with profound writing by budding authors.
A novel that brings the beauty of Assam to life through the food, the clothes, the festivals, the seasons, and the wonderful people, right before your eyes.
A dark thriller narrated in part by an island while also seen through the eyes of the abductee as she is forced to participate in a game of Russian Matryoshka Dolls with her captor.
Cantilevered tales is a story about the quirks of ordinary citizens and their response to situations around them, which in turn makes them the people they become. All laid out with generous servings of wit and humour. My choice for must-read novel of the year.
A short story written around my favourite book and my earliest memories with it, wins Second Place in Readomania's Memories from Books Contest.
A new short story published on Readomania. This one is guaranteed to make you laugh.
Birds of Prey throws light on the lost innocence of victims who are haunted throughout their lives by the psychological trauma of the crimes they are subjected to. It is a thriller that leaves a deep impact on the reader.