Pearls of the Past (Paperback)

By Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar

Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 9781547003440, 226pp.

Publication Date: May 28, 2017

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Happily ever after begins now for Abdulla and Sangita, the unlikely duo who met by chance in a London apartment. Married life holds more than they bargained for with the pressures of living amongst his extended family. Hind has made good on her aspirations to work in the foreign service in India as an independent woman. Except loneliness dogs her every step. And young Luluwa, once a teenager infatuated with her dead sister's husband, is growing up quickly. When a deep family secret comes to light, she will have to find a way to bring them together to overcome the dark forces. Readers will lose themselves in the increasingly complex ties that bind. Fans of Love Comes Later will enjoy seeing their favorite characters fighting for their chance at happiness.

About the Author

Mohana is a writer and scholar of gender, race, and writing. Her work has appeared in academic journals and books. She is the award-winning novelist of Love Comes Later and An Unlikely Goddess, among others. As the host of the Expat Dilemmas podcast, she peppers each show with reflections from a decade of living abroad. She teaches courses on literature, argumentative and creative writing. You can read more her website: