It's 1931. The Indian Independence Struggle seems far away to twins, Amrita and Ambika Shah and their wealthy, Gujarati family. However, their smooth and comfortable lives are disturbed when they make sense of their grandmother's senile babbling and come across a certain newspaper article that shocks them beyond their wildest dreams. Could their father - a staid businessman - be a murderer? What is the deep, dark family mystery they've stumbled upon? Will they be able to solve it? Or will the secret tumble out of the bag and shatter everyone's lives forever? To know more, read author Samyuktha Nair's engrossing, family adventure, where nothing is what it seems!
A hard hitting account on the growing malpractice of bribery, CORRUPTION IN INDIA methodically proves that -
1. In India, at least 90% of those who have opportunities to be corrupt are corrupt and, the corrupt dislike being termed as such in public.
2. The families of corrupt do not consider this menace of corruption a crime in the least.
The book correlates corruption with socialism, which keeps the salaries of government servants low but at the same time vests them with enormous power to financially thrive on the misfortunes of the common man. The book is an eye opener and a precise account on how despite having laws, nothing can be achieved till the society takes up a stand against it.
Ashish meets Kriti in a college in Delhi and they are instantly drawn towards each other. As he finally proposes to her, they promise they would always be together. One day, however, Ashish vanishes...and Kriti is left heartbroken.
Until one day, she meets him five years later. She is now an officer with a Special Team, which is in Delhi to investigate a case of serial bomb blasts in the city where he is a journalist, now engaged to a fellow reporter. Despite the rage that Kriti feels, the duo keeps getting pulled to each other. Why did Ashish vanish? Who is behind these attacks? What will happen when emotions in this love triangle explode...and so does the city.
The collection of thirteen stories meanders across borders and journeys to distant lands. Life, as we know it, has several dimensions. It can give us joy. It can also give us sorrow. It is within these ups and downs that we ultimately discover our sense of belonging to this planet. Thorough the course of pondering over these stories, written over a gap of two years, the readers may feel as if they were looking at life through an optical prism.