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Taklu alias Gaurav: 17; his happy-go-lucky world is devastated when his beloved German shepherd Rani is ruthlessly gunned down by the prime minister?s security. He shaves his head and vows vengeance in any way possible.
Shroom alias Rukmini:12; recovering from cancer, still bald as a mushroom, the plucky grand-niece of the prime minister, she rejoices in secret service lore and giving her handlers the slip.
Taklu and Shroom: They meet. She?s thrilled to befriend a baldy like herself, and a fellow secret agent.
He steels himself to kill her.
One evening on a misty mountaintop, he gets the perfect opportunity ...
When fifteen-year-old Gaurav Roy?s beloved German shepherd is brutally gunned down by the prime minister?s security, he vows revenge. A trip to a mountain retreat to recover from the trauma unexpectedly provides him with a golden opportunity, when he meets and befriends Rukmini the prime minister?s irrepressible twelve-year-old grand-niece. Grimly determined, Gaurav inveigles the girl up to the top of a dangerous cloud-shrouded mountain ridge where he must make his move. And even as he must decide, other evil forces are at work in those mountains, which put the lives of everyone at the retreat, including the prime minister?s, in danger ...
An exhilarating adventure of two unusual friends, Ranjit Lal?s latest novel is a page- turner that will keep you on the edge till the end.
About the Author
Ranjit Lal has authored twenty-four books for both children and adults. His stories and articles have been published in over fifty newspapers and magazines in India and outside. Ranjit?s interests range from natural history, dogs and birds to photography, automobiles and humour.