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Lakshmi Menon

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Kerala, India



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I have been writing since my teenage days. I have published 3 novels, the first two being The Second Choice and Cherished, and they are available as both paperback and ebooks. My 3rd novel Before the Sunset is just published (June 2017), which is currently available only in paperback. The ebook format will be made available soon. I have also contributed to 3 anthologies.
Apart from writing and reading, I also enjoy travel and explore new places, as and when time permits. I also enjoy writing about some of those travels.

I love meeting other writers and getting connected.

I have also written a novel in Malayalam - Veendum yaatra, which was published as a serial novel years ago in a popular magazine, and I have recently got it published as a bo

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The Second Choice

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A Difficult Decision

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I am happy to announce the release of my new novel - BEFORE THE SUNSET. It was released on 24th June 2017.

It is the family story of a man whose wife dies at childbirth and the children get separated. Fate brings them together again after 25 years at the same place. Will they recognize each other? Will the father's wish to see his daughter be fulfilled?

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“My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way.”
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Somyajeet Thank You for giving me an opportunity to read your book - "The Second Choice". Will let you know when I receive the copy.


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