From the Twitter World

It’s amazing how much one can learn from Twitter. I often use the hashtag #writing and come across many interesting features, articles and links that open up so much that is new to me. Today, I was interested to see a blog post by writer Kelsye Nelson,  “In Six Words or Fewer..” Here , we are asked to write a story on “Regret” using six or fewer words, Some of the responses were quite thought provoking. My contribution was just one word, “Sorry!” It’s difficult at times to express regret. Having to say a sincere “Sorry” often doesn’t come as easily as you think it should!

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“Lucky For Some, 13”

“Lucky For Some, 13” was my second thriller, published in December 2012. You can order it from or

Here’s the back cover copy:

“Is the only good terrorist a dead one? When she captures two fanatic fidayeen after their sensational terror strike in Goa in January 2010, little does Major Mohini Nair of India’s elite counter terrorism force, the National Security Guard, realize that they would be back to haunt her and the nation later that year.
In September 2010, in another audacious, chilling attack, some of Bangalore’s rich and famous are taken hostage in “Opulence” that last word in luxurious living, in a place and at a time they least expect. Clearly, the best of technology has crashed before base human emotions of greed and fanaticism. Continue reading ““Lucky For Some, 13””

Book Extracts “Lucky For Some, 13”

To give you a feel and flavour of my second thriller, “Lucky For Some, 13” here are a few extracts:

“On the 13th floor of ‘Opulence’, Alice looked at her computer. It was past 11 p.m. on the night of September 9. The room was quiet apart from the hum of the air-conditioning. There was no news from Dash. She had called several times. Each time the recorded message told her his phone was switched off. How come? Even if he was in a meeting or likely to be unduly delayed, he would normally text her between meetings or appointments. A ping announced the arrival of a new email in her in-box.  She saw it and her blood froze as she read: Continue reading “Book Extracts “Lucky For Some, 13””