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Usha Narayanan

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Usha Narayanan had a successful career in advertising, media and corporate communications before becoming a full-time author. She has written 'The Madras Mangler', a suspense thriller, and two romances, 'Love,Lies and Layoffs' (Harlequin) and 'Doctor Stalker Spy' (Juggernaut). Her mythological bestsellers from Penguin include 'Pradyumna: Son of Krishna', 'The Secret of God’s Son', 'Prem Purana' and her latest, 'Kartikeya and His Battle with the Soul Stealer'. She combines self help with mythology in 'Awaken the Durga Within', a Rupa release that is now rocking the charts.

When she’s not juggling travelling, writing and interviews, Usha reads everything from thrillers to romances.

To know more about her, visit www.ushanarayanan.com or email
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Usha Narayanan Check what has been written earlier. Then see if your characters are ready to go down the path you have planned for them. Maybe they have come to life…moreCheck what has been written earlier. Then see if your characters are ready to go down the path you have planned for them. Maybe they have come to life and don't want to! That's good, isn't it? A block is your mind telling you to stop and ponder. You can do it. Keep at it.(less)
Usha Narayanan Sorry for the delay in answering! My favourites are the goddesses, for there are so many hidden dimensions to them, so many interpretations possible.…moreSorry for the delay in answering! My favourites are the goddesses, for there are so many hidden dimensions to them, so many interpretations possible. Durga is a favourite, for she epitomises the modern woman whose nature mirrors hers on different occasions - from the gentle Gauri to the fiery Kali. (less)
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The Madras Mangler

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"Usha has dedicated the book to her mother who helped her to break free.The book begins with Introduction as the first chapter & ends with Conclusion as the eighth chapter. Introduction states the misgivings a majority of the women have regardi..." Read more of this review »
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"I have read and loved the earlier books by the author which have been mythology based. Having read her stories, I was familiar with her writing style and language and this book has been equally well written in a simple and understand way.

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"If you are a woman who is feeling low and need that push and energy to get the zing and power back in life, then this book is certainly for you. And as Usha Narayanan has very wisely said women facing violence and other severe mental traumas shoul..." Read more of this review »
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A heartwarming story of hope

Simple. Sparkling. Refreshing. I loved this gem of a story that shimmers like a rainbow and leads you to a pot of gold! Kudos, Geeta. Here's wishing you many more.
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It started with an accidental smile!

Ira rarely smiled. Unless it was at a dog or cat. But then HE happened. The smile happened. And life would never be the same again! This story is delicious, dreamy, delightful. Read it now and smile!
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Usha Narayanan Thank you AR. I'm delighted with your review!


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AR Finished the 'Madras Mangler " . Engrossing and a fast paced plot with no dip in the tempo till the end.
a good book to curl up with on a lazy afternoon with a hot cuppa of chai !


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