This story makes us sit back and think about how lucky we are and how many things we take for granted in our lives. The story unfolds with a child marriage and even though in today’s day and age we think such things only happen in TV serials but that’s not true. If they are being discussed then the reason is that such an evil exists.

Kudos to Sundari for tacking such a sensitive topic like child marriage head on and coming out a winner. She has woven a tale of a family joined together with love and strong family values. The family stands together and that gives strength to Chanda. She has a great support system and it helps her succeed in life, confident of the faith and love of her family.
Ranveer, the handsome boss who Chanda falls for is a self made man who makes you wish for a boss like him. Smart, cultured and considerate he is the perfect gentleman.
The attraction between the two is instant and gets hotter and hotter. The book explores the budding attraction and friendship between Ranveer and Chanda beautifully. Both of them don’t want to fall in love but miss it in their life and when they face love head on; it leaves them speechless.
You really cannot run away from true love and the feel good factor for me was that both the characters made a lot of effort to do the right thing and make amends for what was done wrong in the past.  The path of true love is never easy but then true love does always find its way!
A light and breezy read with a great story line, read and rejoice for love.
Chanda Maheshwari’s family is shaken when her thirteen-year-old bridegroom Veerendra runs away immediately after the wedding. The eight-year-old child doesn’t even understand the impact on her life. Unable to face their neighbours and friends, the Maheshwaris move from their village to Jaipur and begin a new life in the city. 

Fourteen years later, Chanda is studying in a Delhi College. She takes up a temporary job at RS Software Pvt. Ltd. and falls head-over-heels for the boss of the operation. But what about Ranveer Singh? Is he interested in her? 

Ranveer’s secretary Shikha is desperate to make him fall for her. All she wants is life-long security with a rich man. But it’s nerd Abhimanyu who keeps getting in the way. Abhi is Ranveer’s second-in-command and Shikha isn’t keen on him as she’s eyeing the main chance. 

When Ranveer appears to show interest in Chanda, she’s faced with a new problem. Astrologer Vidyasagar insists that she would get back with her husband Veerendra. Does anyone want to know what she wants? 

Chanda feels torn between the man she has fallen for and the family values that have been instilled in her. Will she ever find happiness?


She is the published author of four books and at the speed with which she is writing these delightful love stories; we will have a challenger for Penny Jordan in India soon.

I have been fortunate enough to have reviewed all her four books and I look forward to many more such romantically endearing books.

Her published works are :-

PUBLISHED: THE RUNAWAY BRIDEGROOM– another contemporary romance set in Delhi & Jaipur. One more ebook book on Amazon (September 13, 2014)

PUBLISHED: A contemporary romantic fiction – MEGHNA, the story of Meghna & Rahul set in Mumbai, India. This is a full length novel of 50000+ words. Thank you once again Amazon for this awesome self-publishing opportunity. (June 8, 2014)

PUBLISHED: A completely revamped 2nd Edition Kindle version of THE MALHOTRA BRIDE on Amazon! Thank you Amazon for your wonderful self-publishing opportunity. I just loved the experience. (February 12, 2014)

PUBLISHED: DOUBLE JEOPARDY, a novella with Indireads.

About Sundari:- Even as a kid, she absolutely loved the ‘lived happily ever after’ syndrome as Sundari grew up reading all the fairy tales she could lay her hands on, Phantom comics, Mandrake comics and the like. It was always about good triumphing over evil and a happy end. Soon, into her teens, she switched her attention from fairy tales to Mills & Boon. 

While she loved reading both of these, she kept visualising what would have happened if there were similar situations happening in India; to a local hero and heroine. 

Her imagination took flight and she always lived in a rosy cocoon of romance over the years. Then came the writing – a true bolt out of the blue! She could never string two sentences together. While her spoken English had always been excellent – thanks to her Grandpa – she could not write to save her life.

She was bad at writing essays in both school and college. Later, when it was time to teach her kids, she could manage everything from Science to Mathematics and History & Geography. 

When it came to writing compositions, her kids found her of no help at all. All this changed suddenly one fine day in the year 2000. She had just quit her job at a school’s office and did not know what to do with her life. 

She was saturated with simply reading books. That’s when she got home one evening after her walk and took some sheets of paper and began writing. It was like watching a movie that was running in her head – all those years of visualizing Indian heroes and heroines needed an outlet and had to be put into words.

That’s how her first novel, The Malhotra Bride, took shape. 

With the advent of self-publishing, Sundari is the proud author of four books as on today. You can know more here: sundarivenkatraman 

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