Love is madness…
When a thirty-something journalist Anjali meets the charismatic
Siddharth, she has no intention of becoming romantically involved with him.
Anjali is a strong, independent woman, angered by the man’s world she lives in
and traumatised by events in her past. She has no desire to fall in love.
Anjali is certain that, after months of chatting online, when she finally meets
Siddharth the charm will be broken. But she is surprised to find herself
attracted to him – and shocked when they fall into bed together on their first
date. Seized by new emotions that go against everything she believes in, Anjali
is caught in a battle between her head and her heart, between love and
self-protection. For the first time in her life, Anjali is at the mercy of her
emotions and desires…and as she plunges into an affair with a man she knows
little about, she risks losing everything. Set in India, The Plunge is a frank
and powerful examination of modern relationships that every woman will identify
with. Told with astonishing emotional insight, this debut novel will take your
Born in 1966, Indian writer Sindhu drew inspiration for 'The
Plunge' from her days as a journalist in her home country. She loves writing
human interest stories and is drawn to women centric issues.As a child she "had suffered from the ugly
duckling syndrome", she says. She quit her job as a school teacher on
realising it was beyond her ability to discipline students, and switched over
to journalism.She moved to the Gulf (Middle East) six years
ago. Currently based in Bahrain, she is currently working on her new book, a
non-fiction on relationships, and two more projects, among them a novel set in
the Middle East.