#Coverreveal #UnexpectedValentines #shortstorycollection

Unveiling the new cover for my short story collection, Unexpected Valentines.

Starting from light hearted story, Unexpected Valentine, it explores shades of love and romance through serious Chained to Shadows and up to intergalactic travel romance in Hooded Desire. Right and Wrong deserves special mention for being a contest winning story picked up by Harper Collins India.

Description:

Unexpected Valentines: A collection of short romantic reads.

Stories in this collection:

Unexpected Valentine
Sanjana goes off to stop noise pollution in her neighborhood and runs into a handsome but drunk stranger.

The Magic Within
Why can’t Kaira get rid of the dark memory in her past? Will it end up rocking her marriage?

Chained to Shadows
Victor is ripped apart by the loss of his wife. It’s convenient to blame someone…

Right or Wrong
Two men proposed to Raina, six years ago. She’s married to one while the other professes to still love her. Who is right for her?

Love at Loggerheads
Two lawyers, who are each other’s polar opposites.

Coffee and Clashes
Ritvik Malhotra is the arrogant builder bringing down Isha’s grandmother’s shop. Or is he?

Hooded Desire
Rivals or friends or something more? An intergalactic mission tests Aurelia in more ways than one.

Check out the collection at Amazon:

And here’s the new cover 🙂

If you enjoy short reads, do pick up the book.

Ciao!

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#snippet from Hidden Passion: Kamboj Princess Rukmani

To liven up a chilly Thursday, I’m sharing here a snippet from recently released ‘Hidden Passion: Kamboj Princess Rukmani’.
In this excerpt,  Devesh and Rukmani are taking a breather while on their way to the temple located on the top of a steep hill.
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Devesh saw the shadows creep into her eyes. He bent forward to tilt her chin up with one finger. ‘Don’t give up, princess! You’re made of sterner stuff. You have to be strong for your kingdom.’

‘I am not made for monarchial politics, maharaj.’ She wiped away her tears giving him a watery smile. ‘I don’t know what is happening now or why it is. I used to just have to say the words to get whatever I wanted. I was always in the center of my family circle, maybe even coddled by their love. There was always the liberty of choice. At least I thought so. I flouted convention and no one stopped me. I did everything I wanted…I thought it was because I was free, not because I was allowed, because I was being humoured. I never knew that if…when…I tried to go beyond the walls, my wishes would be trampled just because they didn’t suit the royal affairs.’

‘But, priya, royal affairs always demand sacrifice.’

The endearment took her by surprise. Pleasure rushed through her. For a moment it was as though he knew what she felt like. ‘It isn’t sacrifice for any worthy cause. That I could understand maybe. It’s because of their petty stubbornness. They should leave me out of their affairs.’ She said with a catch in her voice. ‘I only want to choose by myself the man I want to share my life with.’

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Hope you enjoyed reading this. Do check out the book if you haven’t already.
Here’s the buy link at Amazon:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00RBUM0EG