Monday, January 6, 2014

Book Spotlight: An Incurable Insanity

An Incurable Insanity
Simi K Rao


Simi K. Rao’s contemporary romance novel An Incurable Insanity, published by Tate Publishing, was released on October 8, 2013.

"In Rao's debut novel, an arranged Indian marriage sets the stage for an intimate look at the exasperating madness of love.... An often intoxicating... will-they-or-won't-they tale."- KIRKUS REVIEWS

Shaan is a recent 27 year old aerospace masters grad, who lands the perfect job in a leading aeronautics and space exploration company in Los Angeles. At the urging of his parents, he goes down the traditional arranged marriage route, leaving behind a lover and a complicated relationship in Los Angeles. As a result, Shaan and Ruhi's marriage has an awkward and uncomfortable start. The begrudging spouses make a pact: Ruhi will stay with Shaan in the United States long enough to avoid embarrassment from their family and peers. Ruhi, remaining optimistic, thinks that she can use this time to try and win Shaan's heart, but to no avail. Follow Ruhi and Shaan on a roller coaster ride as they attempt to be “friends without benefits” and expose their true selves to each other in search of love and happiness.

While An Incurable Insanity provides fascinating glimpses into traditional Indian culture, it is an intriguing love story with universal appeal.

Author Bio
Simi K. Rao was born in India and has been living in the United States for several years. The inspiration for AnIncurable Insanity came from what she has seen transpire among and within the immigrant community. Some of the experiences included are her own; some have been garnered from friends and casual conversations with acquaintances.

2 comments:

  1. I enjoyed reading the sample pages on Amazon. I put it on my wish list.
    I have East Indian friends and I'm interested in learning more about their culture regarding arranged marriages. So far it seems like a delightful romance, from a different perspective.

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  2. Thanks for helping get the word out about An Incurable Insanity!

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