It is the story of four people - a pretty princess, a dreaded don, a noble physician and an evil arch-rival. Painted across a wide canvas filled with multiple hues of love, lust, lies, greed, and scandals, the four characters criss-cross continents, touching cities like Delhi, Amritsar, New York, Chicago, Paris, Istanbul, Barcelone, Manila and Sydney.Padmashree Dr H S Rissam's medi-fiction, The Scalpel, scientillates through different levels of enigmatic stories and solves the mystery of one of the most grand-scaled medical thriller written in recent times. 'When a doctor writes a novel about the medical community cavorting with the mafia, would it be a work of fiction or would it be an attempt to showcase reality without the risk of a backlash. Dr Rissam is the Senior Interventional Cardiologist and Director of Cardiac Clinical Sciences.
Kalpana realizes too late that she is the scapegoat designate in a billion dollar corporate battle. Anonymous emails, body-shopping czars of the sub continent and survival of two mega-corps at stake!!If this wasn't chaotic enough, Kalpana gets involved in a mid-air crash and experiences an unbelievable meeting with Kamayani, who is Secretary-of-earthly-Affairs of almighty God.
The Nanny Diaries
The Nanny Diaries by Emma Mclaughlin
WANTED:One young woman to take care of a four-year-old boy.Must be bordering on masochistic.Must relish sixteen-hour shifts with a nap-deprived pre-schooler.Must love getting thrown up on, literally and figuratively, by everyone in his family.Mostly, must love being treated like fungus found growing out of employers Hermes bag.Those who take it personally need not apply.Who wouldn't want this job?
Nanny is a struggling grad student with no visible piercings. Mrs. X, of Park Avenue, doesn't work, clean, cook, or raise her own child. She makes appointments and lists. Nanny needs a job. Mrs. X needs someone accommodating. Nanny and Mrs. X need each other. In return, Nanny is subjected to erratic shifts, irregular paychecks, and the sullen moods of her four-year-old charge. Sentenced to every play date known to Central Park, and every gourmet-snack run she can handle, Nanny needs a diversion that an afternoon martini can't fulfill. Then she discovers a secret about Mr. X. Navigating a marriage on the rocks and the increasingly paranoid, impossibly demanding attitude of her employer, Nanny is redefining servitude. Because now, Nanny has something worth more than Mrs. X's ill-fitting Prada castoffs as a thankless bonus. Nanny's acquiring the power of revenge...
Above Average by Amitabha Bagchi
Arindam Chatterjee,a middle-class Delhi boy may have an aptitude for science and maths but he has a yearning to be the drummer of a rock band. Both of which necessitate his admission to the premier engineering college of India, the IIT, where life revolves as much around proving rarefied mathematical truths as it does chasing the elusive high of rock stardom at the IIT Rock Fest ... Bagchi's novel is lyrical, spare, and charmingly self-deprecatory.