An Autograph For Anjali

By Sundari Venkatraman

Editorial evaluation 1:

Rubina Ramesh (Author of soon-to-be released romance discovering THE ANGEL & contributing writer for MARIJUANA DIARIES):

Author Sundari Venkatraman conquers the hearts of ladies by means of depicting lady in all her glory. A mysterious starting, a thread of romance and a roomful of drama, all will retain you glued to the pages. The daring and the gorgeous - because the characters make their paths, crisscrossing each one other’s lives to arrive one vacation spot; a vacation spot which would ruin the lives of the individuals of the Mathur Family.

Ms. Venkatraman’s novels continually exhibit the feminine protagonist as an rising energy. From their lowest element they upward push just like the phoenix until they turn into trendsetters. Anjali lives as much as this pattern. A quiet firebrand who's now not afraid to stand her wants, get up opposed to her husband’s tyranny and in particular, is a girl in all her glory. Anjali is a party of womanhood. she is going to slowly creep right into a reader’s brain. Ms. Venkatraman has get a hold of a number of shockers during this one.

Editorial overview 2:

Devika Fernando (Author of many romance novels (

The tale begins with a bang – virtually actually, as there’s a homicide to be stumbled on and mentioned. What follows didn’t learn in any respect just like the romance novels i used to be used to by means of the writer for it slow, however it did trap my recognition and hooked me. preserving in brain that it is a stab at romantic suspense, i discovered the start nearly excellent in hindsight (yes, I learn it back after I had entire the e-book, simply to see all of it in a distinct light). the writer organize the degree, brought the most characters and threw within the tiniest inkling of the romance to return, like a bee humming opposed to a window. And that window used to be thrown vast open while I entered a kind of flashback and at last figured out extra approximately Anjali and Parth.

Speaking of the most characters – the couple and one other ‘couple’ – i'm choked with compliment. Being an writer myself, i like analyzing approximately authors, and Parth used to be no sadness. His mixture of intelligence, insistence, to-die-for appears and calm self belief particularly drew me in. As for Anjali, she jogged my memory of a duckling (not gruesome) ready to burst forth right into a excellent swan. Her power, intelligence and backbone have been continuously palpable, but in a extra subdued method. and that i enjoyed her angle and behavior in the direction of her son Arjun and her husband Jayant.

As for Arjun, he used to be like a fresh breeze through the booklet. Fanning the flames whilst wanted, turning into a whirlwind at a few instances, cooling down and soothing at different instances. Jayant was once simply the perfect antagonist. I enjoyed hating him, even though now and then i need to say I couldn’t even hate him. He struck me as a cliché personified, as a canvas for portraying all that’s incorrect with society. the tale used to be fast paced, brisk and to the purpose, lingering simply on the correct moments whereas merely scratching the skin at different moments.

The Story

Jayant Mathur is located murdered in his mattress, shot at point-blank variety along with his personal revolver. even though she’s super disturbed via his loss of life, Jayant’s spouse Anjali is much extra disillusioned approximately whatever else. Who stands to realize by way of killing the wealthy person businessman?

Parth Bhardwaj is a chum and neighbour of the Mathurs. Parth is an writer who is going through a pseudonym. He looks greater than a pal to Anjali; whereas he’s additionally on reliable phrases together with her son Arjun who lives and reports within the united kingdom. What position does he play in Anjali’s existence? Jayant’s family are curious to grasp.

Jayant’s brother-in-law Rana is confident that Parth and Anjali are the murderers. yet Inspector Phadke has his personal doubts approximately this conception. In comes Samrat, the personal detective who appears to be like as quiet as a mouse. Will he have the ability to locate the murderer?

Will Anjali locate happiness and peace?

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And jogging out of the celebration had no longer been an choice. She had her delight too. Already humans have been gossiping at the back of her again, making her a guffawing inventory. If she had left, it should have made it worse. If her attractiveness have been in shreds by the point the night ended, Anjali wasn’t too afflicted. What admire needs to she be having of their eyes after the way in which Jayant had flaunted one other lady in his fingers? besides, Anjali didn’t provide a rattling approximately these excessive society snooty coots. no longer you can still she name a chum. And right here she used to be, buzzing besides the track from the audio system hooked up to her telephone, placing her outfits within the cloth wardrobe that were infrequently used. She felt freer than she had the day gone by; as though she had ultimately taken the reins of her existence in her personal fingers. She by no means heard Jayant name her. She was once startled whilst she felt her husband’s hand on her shoulder as he became her round approximately. Her adrenaline excessive, Anjali rotated to glare at him, her hand instantly urgent the cease button on her cellphone to close down the track. Her darkish brown eyes became fiery with loathing as she checked out the fellow who had run her existence due to the fact that their marriage ceremony. She had buried all her goals and needs to regulate to his lifestyle, for all time subjugating to his will in each point. And this is often how he repaid her loyalty. She owed him not anything. She felt a second of triumph whilst Jayant got rid of his hand from her shoulder of his personal volition. That was once a primary certainly. She persisted to examine him, watching for him to claim anything. “Where is he? ” requested Jayant, his voice a snarl. Anjali was once amused greater than whatever while she observed the surprise disappearing from his face to get replaced by means of anger. So! Her husband felt he had the proper to be indignant. His vanity knew no bounds it kind of feels. She raised an enquiring forehead at him as she requested, “Who? ” “Your lover of the day prior to this after all, who else? ” yelled Jayant in answer. A sarcastic smile broke out on Anjali’s face. “Please don’t drag me right down to your point Jayant. I’d never... ” “Don’t lie. i do know you introduced that guy domestic final evening. I lower back at 2 am to discover this room locked from within. Aren’t you ashamed to act like this in our domestic? Don’t you've got universal decency...? ” Anjali raised a hand to prevent the circulate of phrases, her eyes spitting dislike. “You’re an outstanding one to speak of decency. You left the get together in the dark and got here domestic that’s quite a few constructions away to arrive at 2 am. the place did you disappear meanwhile? Or should still I no longer query you since you are the “man” of the home? ” She raised either fingers to make citation marks within the air. “What I do outdoor our house is none of your business,” he acknowledged, his voice no longer so convinced now. “Thanks for the tip,” acknowledged Anjali, her lip curling in disgust. She circled to proceed establishing her cloth cabinet. 31 Seema opened her eyes whilst she felt solar streaming during the glass home windows. She may perhaps suppose the warmth of the rays regardless of the AC. It took her a few moments to grasp the place she was once – on a big empty mattress within the carrier condo owned through Jayant.

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