This is me. My life’s work. My books. Listed in no particular order. I exclusively write romance and sometimes, there are guns and car chases too. So come for the banging, stay for the pro-issue storylines.
The Perfect Fake
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The Soldier Prince…
Alexander ‘Iceman’ Heinrickson was born a prince.
The spare heir to a European principality whose future was set in stone.
Until circumstances forced him to abandon his wealthy lifestyle and royal heritage. He chose to become a soldier.
After years of seeing needless combat, he works construction in New York City. And craves a normal life.
Going back home is not an option for him.
But neither is leaving a brave damsel in danger.
…And The Commoner
Sasha Ray is an aspiring teacher and a soft touch waitress.
Her life is normal. Boring even.
She also has a massive crush on the newest Tall, Blond, and Handsome who frequents the New York deli where she works.
What she doesn’t know about the stranger called Iceman might get her killed. Or worse.
For one, he turns out to be a lethally capable soldier.
For another, he is the secret Prince of Stellangård, who is not used to the word no.
So, when Alexander sweeps her off on a private jet to his castle nestled in the Swiss Alps for her own protection, she has no choice but to go with him.
Falling for a tortured hero like Prince Alexander might be the biggest mistake of her life.
But Sasha knows some mistakes are worth risking your heart for.
With an unknown enemy closing in, Sasha and Alexander need to decide if happily ever after is just a fairy tale. Or can a Prince and a commoner find true love in the middle of danger?
Meet the Royals of Stellangård – Alexander, Helena, and Michael – burdened by their heritage, freed by love, in three standalone novels of romantic suspense and action.
A Temporary Marriage
Jake Cavanaugh is a ruthless, self-made millionaire. He’s worked hard to overcome his outsider status because of his Indian-Australian heritage.
Now he only has one goal. To become CEO of the company he works for.
What Jake doesn’t know is that it’s going to demand a sacrifice from him.
Marrying the boss’s daughter.
The one woman who tempts him to break all the rules.
Rachel is the quintessential, poor little rich girl. Ignored by her Australian billionaire father and criticized for being a flake all her life.
But now Rachel has a dream. The dream has a name. The Valemon Club – making it Melbourne’s next hottest night spot.
The only catch? No one will cross her father to help her.
Desperate, Rachel presents an outrageous proposal to Jake Cavanaugh.
Corporate shark-killer. Millionaire hotshot. And the hottest man she’s ever met.
A temporary, marriage of convenience that will each get them what they want.
But desire and romance have a way of laying waste to the most outrageous of plans. And sometimes, not often, life gives you More Than You Want. Doesn’t it?
After years of being alone and working as a hacker for corporates and the government alike, I want out.
I want normal.
I want roots.
I’m going to be a bar owner. It’s the future I never knew I wanted.
I shouldn’t have met Naina, my next door neighbor. She shouldn’t have saved me. She definitely shouldn’t want me.
Because she thinks she knows me.
But she doesn’t. I am bad news.
I have always been the ambitious, dutiful daughter to my immigrant South Asian parents. My life plan? Becoming a doctor and being independent.
But I didn’t count on him.
My surly neighbor with pitch-black eyes that made my head spin.
The first time we met, he knocked me on my ass. The second time we met, I treated his broken nose from a bike accident.
Then I came to know, there was something wrong with his heart.
He told me he was bad news, but I wanted him anyway. And so I crossed all the lines for him – professional, personal, sexual.
But, there are some things that even a doctor can’t fix.
I am afraid Shiv is one of them.
The past has a way of catching up with you and screwing up your present. Especially when you have secrets that just won’t stay buried… does love even stand a chance?
CROSSING LINES is book two of the Geeks of Caltech series. A unique band of friends bonded by loyalty, brotherhood, and pain, the Geeks of Caltech are to die for and their women all they wish to live for!
Christmas Eve. Chicago. Ten years ago.
Ten years ago, I lost my best friend, the girl I loved, and the family and future I had counted on. All in one night.
Now, I have my bar and my brothers, my fellow Caltech buddies who stood by me when my own family did not. I moved halfway across the country but I haven’t forgotten any of it.
Until she walks back into my bar and my life and asks for the impossible. I realize I haven’t forgiven her at all.
Ten years ago, my life fell apart. I went from being a beloved sixteen-year-old with a bright future to the girl who secretly betrayed her family. I’ve been paying for it ever since.
I even married the man chosen by my family to lead the family business but I know, I am not enough.
Not for the family. Not for the business.
And not for the decade-long secret that has the potential to destroy my fragile world once more.
Now, I have to do the unthinkable. I have to work with Dev, the boy who loved me and who I sent away in exile ten years ago.
But now Dev is back and he wants everything from me. My body. My heart. My secrets.
And all I want is a second chance to put everything back the way it was.
Can love be enough to heal old wounds? Or is forgiveness an ugly four-letter word?
STILL NOT OVER YOU is Book One of The Geeks of Caltech series. A unique band of friends bonded by loyalty, brotherhood, and pain, the Geeks of Caltech are to die for and their women all they wish to live for!
Geeks Of Caltech Origins
Kit. Shiv. Ro. Nico. And Dev.
Brothers. Best friends. Comrades in catastrophes. And five guys who are just trying to get through their first year of Computing+ program at the California Institute of Technology.
Can they do so? Or will tragedy tear them apart before they have even begun?
The Origins Novella explores the roots of the bonds that are tested in the Geeks of Caltech contemporary romance series.
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Meera Sagar had everything—the perfect job as a principal ballerina
(for a prestigious New York ballet company) and a man who loved her as much as she loved him. But tragedy struck on the night before her biggest performance, forcing her to do the one thing she never wanted to do—come back home. To Mumbai.
Now, a year later, Meera is still trying to pick up the pieces, while fending off marriage proposals from her well-meaning but traditional Gujarati family, and figure life out all over again. By starting a ballet school in Mumbai.
But she has two problems. One, she doesn’t know anything about running a business. And two, she can’t dance. Not anymore.
Enter . . .
Abeer Goswami. Hotshot junior partner at a South Bombay law firm and a man nursing a broken heart. When he meets Meera again, the woman who left him, he tries his hardest to be her friend, to help her . . . and not let the past get in the way.
And then . . .
There is the sexy Zoya Sehgal. Meera’s only friend in the city and the woman Abeer is currently seeing.
They say triangles have pointy edges, for a reason.
Will Meera find a new dream in her ballet school? Can Abeer and Meera find their way back to each other again? And, most important, has Meera danced for the last time?
With you I dance is a warm, funny, at times heart-rending, love story of second chances, true love, and finding yourself when your dearest dream has vanished.
How do you kill a man with no Achilles heel? You cut off his foot Tom Jones.
Set against the serene beauty of Kashmir, Ladakh, and Tibet, Kingdom Come is a gripping story of death and loss, vengeance and retribution, love and life.
Krivi Iyer is an embittered former spy and bomb defusal expert with only one regret. That he couldn’t catch The Woodpecker, a dangerous, mentally unstable bomber who ended his partner’s family. He has a second chance to go after his arch enemy with the arrival of Ziya Maarten, the manager of ‘Goonj Business Enterprises’ in Srinagar, Kashmir, who is alleged to be The Woodpecker’s sister.
Except, Ziya is a beautiful distraction and not a terrorist’s sister.
When a tragedy in London tears Ziya’s life apart, she can only rely on Krivi to give her the absolution and vengeance she needs to move on.
Between training to be an anti-terrorist squad member and finding The Woodpecker, Ziya uncovers the secrets of Krivi’s tormented past. But will two tortured souls find the courage to love?
Foreign News Reporter Ariana White is a woman on a mission. She interviewed Sebastian Delgado, Premier of San Magellan a country that suddenly struck rich in oil, on the night that he was to announce the country s acceptance to the UN. But soon after she witnessed his murder and got shot herself.
The reporter in Ariana will not rest until she gets answers to the questions: Who killed Sebastian and why? Is he even dead, at all? Nothing on earth will stop her, not even Brandon Rice, the man who makes her weak in the knees.
Brandon is a ruthless mercenary, who as the Premier’s security head, is willing to use any means to get to the bottom of the conspiracy against San Magellan, a controversial country suddenly become important to world economics. But, he is up against the persistent, intelligent, fiery, passionate Ariana, who he is forced to save again and again even as he tries to stop her from uncovering the complicated, potentially fatal truth. Or his attraction to her.
From the Strait of Magellan and the alleys of Paris to the port of Monte Carlo, Ariana and Brandon embark on a wild journey that puts everything they are, and believe, to the test…including their hearts.
An Atlas of Love
Sixteen romantic stories which will want to make you fall in love and celebrate romance in its myriad forms.
Have you ever loved so much that it hurt? Has love found you even when you didn’t go looking for it? Can love be timeless, forgiving and everlasting?
An Atlas of Love, edited by celebrated bestselling author Anuja Chauhan, is an anthology of romantic shorts that daringly explores the many guises of romance, from its purest form to its darkest depths.
‘Phoenix Mills’ takes you through a young man’s anguished quest for love ‘Post-Coital Cigarette’ makes you flinch at a married man’s interpretation of love and ‘Jilted’ shows you that love can also be courageous.
You will find yourself in the middle of a torrid liaison in ‘The Affair’, revel in the euphoria of budding romance in ‘Just One Glance’ and discover what it means to let go of your loved one in ‘The Impasse Love can also be brutal and unconventional as ‘The Unseen Boundaries of Love’ and ‘Something about Karen’ will show you.
But most of all, as ‘Death of a Widower’ and ‘Siddharth’ show, you will see that love is all about hope and taking the leap of faith Selected from a nationwide Romance Contest conducted by Rupa Publications, this heart-warming collection of stories urges you to believe that love is eternal and forever.