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.
International bestselling author Jeffrey Archer returns with his most ambitious work of epic storytelling'a multi-generational saga of fate, fortune, and redemption that began with ONLY TIME WILL TELL.
On the heels of the international bestseller ONLY TIME WILL TELL, Jeffrey Archer picks up the sweeping story of the Clifton Chronicles.
Only days before Britain declares war on Germany, Harry Clifton, hoping to escape the consequences of long-buried family secrets recently revealed, and forced to admit that his wish to marry Emma Barrington will never be fulfilled, has joined the Merchant Navy. But his ship is sunk in the Atlantic by a German U-boat, drowning almost the entire crew. An American cruise liner, the SS Kansas Star, rescues a handful of sailors, among them Harry and the third officer, an American named Tom Bradshaw. When Bradshaw dies in the night, Harry seizes on the chance to escape his tangled past and assumes his identity.
But on landing in America, he quickly learns the risks of such a scheme, when he discovers what is awaiting Bradshaw in New York. Without any way of proving his true identity, Harry Clifton is now chained to a past that might be far worse than the one he had hoped to escape.
One & a Half Wife
One & a Half Wife by Meghna Pant
Unlike most Indian immigrants, Amara Malhotra is not destined to achieve the American Dream. Much to the anxiety of her parents - the spirited Biji and the doting Baba - Amara leads an unremarkable life. That is, until she marries Harvard-educated millionaire, Prashant Roy.However, this fairy-tale isn`t meant to last, and even as Amara`s marriage collapses, she finds herself returning to the land of her birth, to the small city of Shimla. Here, in a borough grappling with questions of modernity, Amara is caught in a tug-of-war between old beliefs and new ones, between parents who favour obedience and new friends who encourage independent thought.
With powerful insights, One and a Half Wife traces the coming-of-age of multiple characters, while re-defining family, relationships and love in contemporary India.
Mom in the City
Mom in the City by Kausalya Saptharishi
When single working mother, Ira, enrolls her son, Abhi, at Bumblebees, a posh playschool in Lutyens. Delhi, little does she know what she is getting into. The other moms are everything she is not'impeccably groomed, couture-sporting fashionistas who 'do coffee' at trendy joints, throw lavish birthday parties for their children, and holiday in exotic locales. In her eagerness to befriend these hip moms, Ira inadvertently lets slip a lie about her marriage that could lead to her being ostracized from this clique.
When the dashing Vasu comes back into her life, Ira asks him to pose as her 'fake' husband to help her save face before these women. But will her lie be found out' Will Ira and Vasu part ways or embark on a new beginning together.
Replete with memorable characters, Mom in the City is an intimate, humorous, and poignant story about contemporary motherhood, love, and life in India. The first-of-its kind in the Indian mom-lit genre.