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Love and Romance
This collection contains four novels of romance. The titles included are My Way Is The Highway by Urvashi Gulia, Losing My Virginity And Other Dumb Ideas by Madhuri Banerjee, Kiss & Tell by Nistula Hebbar, and Can Love Happen Twice by Ravinder Singh.
My Way Is The Highway is about a television reporter Manisha Saran. She is sick of her sleazy boss who keeps harassing her. When her boss tries to get cozy with her, she decides that she has had enough of work for a while and takes a break. She goes on a road trip in her beloved jeep that she calls Iqbal Mastani.
On the way, she meets many interesting people who are cute, friendly, and helpful. Her acquaintances on the road teach her fishing and take her camping. During her vacation, she discovers a few new things, gets drunk and sleeps on a cold balcony, and in the middle of all these confusing experiences, manages to find love.
Losing My Virginity and Other Dumb Ideas is about a lonely interpreter, Kaveri. Kaveri is going to hit thirty and has never had a romantic experience in her life, not even a kiss. Being an interpreter by profession, she knows seven languages, but she feels she knows nothing about the language of love. After years of failure on the romantic front, Kaveri decides that she has to take the plunge. Whether she finds true love or not, she decides that she would try to lose her virginity. But the future seems to hold a few surprises for her.
Kiss & Tell is about Janaki, a reporter, on ‘Crime Beat’. She is looking for a big scoop that will be her big break in journalism. On the personal front, she is looking for that always elusive great relationship. Her work leads her to both.
She meets an attractive, older man who is a high level bureaucrat known as Vishnu Singh. She decides that she has found the man she desires. Meanwhile, she is assigned to investigate a scandal that involves a high profile politician. The politician involved in the scandal turns out to be Vishnu’s boss. Can she handle the tangle that her professional and personal life have got into?
Can Love Happen Twice is the sequel to Ravinder Singh’s first and highly successful first book, I Too Had A Love Story.
I Too Had A Love Story was the author’s own story about his first love and tragic loss.
After that experience, Ravin refuses to walk down the path of romance again. But, fate has other plans.
A city radio station hosts a special chat show on Valentine’s Day. Ravinder and his three close friends are invited as special guests. But on that day, only Ravin’s friends show up and he himself does not make an appearance.
His friends have with them a second story written by Ravin, an unfinished story. They begin reading from it, and people from all over the city tune in to listen.
About the Authors
Urvashi Gulia is a communications professional.
My Way Is The Highway is her debut novel.
She has a masters degree from St. Andrews University, Scotland, in International Relations. She is an avid traveller, and loves the new experiences and encounters it brings. She currently resides in Italy, and works for a non-profit organization.
Madhuri Banerjee works in the media industry.
Losing My Virginity and Other Dumb Ideas is her first book.
She has a degree in English Literature from Delhi University and a masters degree in Mass Communication from Jamia Milia Islamia. She has worked for many media firms like UTV Motion Pictures and Zoom television. Currently, she is the Director of a production house, Gray Matter Solutions.
Nistula Hebbar is a journalist by profession.
Kiss & Tell is her first novel. She was born and educated in Delhi.
She has been a journalist for the past eleven years and has covered stories ranging from the city’s drainage system to the high profile offices of the rich and powerful. She is a senior assistant editor at the Financial Express.
Ravinder Singh is an IT professional.
Can Love Happen Twice is his second novel. His first novel, I Too Had A Love Story, was a moving account of his own tragic romance.
Ravinder Singh was born in 1982, in Kolkata. He has worked in a few of India’s top IT companies. He is now doing his M.B.A. at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. He enjoys connecting with his fans on Facebook, and listening to Punjabi music when he has time.