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ENCOUNTERS by Sumana Khan

Encounters  by  SumanaKhan  Blurb  Someone Is Always Waiting 
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I stare at the cement bench covered in pigeon shit and spot the dim outline of the granite slab embedded in the backrest. Years ago, when the bench was new, the granite slab was a shiny black mirror inscribed with the words ‘Dedicated to the courageous people of Thirukadal’. Four cyclones and many pigeons later, the words have disappeared. The place is so choked with weeds that the bench appears to rest on the thorny plants. Behind me, beyond a muddy track, the Bay of Bengal hisses and sighs in a treacherous language.
I look up at the sky, as if to decode the time. My watch says it is half past seven in the morning, but the sky, clotted with grey clouds, remains secretive. It could be evening as far as the heavens are concerned. A depressing form of rain is assured; the kind that only occurs in this eastern coast of South India—skies that sob continuo…

Spotlight on A THOUSAND UNSPOKEN WORDS by Paulami Dattagupta

A Thousand Unspoken Words  By  Paulami Duttagupta  Publisher: Readomania 
A hero, a person who displays great courage for the greater good, can also fall. But what happens to a fallen hero? A Thousand Unspoken Words is the unique journey of a hero who falls. 
The champion of the underdogs, the writer who uses the nom de plume Musafir is famous in Kolkata. His incisive criticism of the injustices around him earn him many enemies but he holds his ideals above all else. Scathing attacks at his books and a night of hide and seek from political goons leads Musafir unto a path he never liked, faraway from his ideals. He runs away and chooses the comforts of money over the travails of following one’s ideals. The hero falls.  But Tilottama, passionate fan’s hopes don’t. When he comes back after many years, emotions, love and lust take charge and an affair brews. Will she bring back her hero? Will he rise again? Or will the thousand untold words, the many stories of the ideal writer be lost…

Launch Day Post - Sky Garden - the new romantic suspense title from Jenny Schwartz

Today, MBB welcomes Jenny Schwartz, who is a hopeful romantic with a degree in Sociology and History — people watching and digging into the past. She lives in Western Australia and is working towards her dream of living by the sea. Jenny writes contemporary romance, paranormal romance and steampunk..


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Can you tell us something about your new book, Jenny?
On the rooftops of London, you can be anyone. Mystery and love above a quirky Bloomsbury museum, with a serial killer closing in. “Sky Garden” is romantic suspense with glamour and the idyll of an English summer for background. The heroine is a former psychic, an ex-medium, and the hero is an aristocratic gardener.
Can you sum up the book in a Tweet-sized sentence?
Mystery & love in London #NewRelease SKY GARDEN is captivating #romanticsuspense

What gave you the inspiration to write this book? I wanted to write a novel about identity and findin…

Karmic Kids by Kiran Manral - A Book About Parenting

Karmic Kids  The Story of Parenting Nobody Told You ! by  Kiran Manral 
Move aside Tiger Mom and forget Helicopter Parenting, Karmickids is the view from the other side of the fence – of laid back parenting, of giving in to food jags, of making unstructured play time mandatory and of not bursting a blood vessel when your child’s grades are not something you might want to discuss in public.
A roller coaster ride of love, laughter, and a few tears, Manral takes you through the beautiful chaos of the early years of parenthood. Written in a gently humorous style, this home grown, hit-the-ground-running account of the chaos of day-to-day parenting is peppered with anecdotes, reminiscences, a little practical advice and is a non-preachy, hilarious take on raising a spirited child while retaining one’s good spirits through it all.
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What others say about Kiran Manral 
“I enjoy reading Kiran’s books. The genre of easy reading and happy reading with inevi…