Thursday, December 06, 2012

The Secret Wish List. A tale about following your heart.

Yesterday was another special day. I finally held the copy of my new book 'The secret wishlist' in my hands.


 After I posed for the pic, I promptly burst into tears. Missed my father too much.
It is at times like these, I miss him the most. Yes, I can console myself saying he is watching from up above or wherever, but it just isn't the same. But anyway, there is nothing much I can do, so I quietened up after a while  and resumed with life.

Then my publishers sent me the book-trailer. It is one minute and forty seconds and it so totally captures the essence of the book! Here it is. Do watch it with speakers on :)










 This is a tale about following your heart and it is also about friendship and true love. It also deals with parental expectations. Doing what you want to do versus doing what will make your parents happy. I think at some point in our lives, we always compromise and try and make our parents happy.
Is there a balance? Are there repurcussions?
Why do extra marital affairs happen?
What makes a happy family?
Is there really true love or is it just a chimera?
Why should you speak up for what you believe in?

These are some of the complex issues that the book deals with, as the story unfolds.

Like my previous books, this one too is based loosely on the lives of people I know. (but of course a lot of details have been changed).

Can you guess the two cities in India where this book is set?

Do watch the trailer and leave me a comment.

I shall pick two comments using the random generator and will send you a handmade quilled card in appreciation if you get both the cities right :).

Addendum:

Winners have been picked and announced in a new post. Thanks for taking part!
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ps:  You can pre-order my new book 'The Secret wish list' by clicking here. And yes, if you pre-order from this link, you will get a copy signed by me :) (Signed copies are not available from other sites as my publishers have tied up with this one.) You get a whopping 30 percent discount and you can even pay cash on delivery. You can follow the FB page of the book too (which has got more than 1300 likes at the time of publishing this post. It has some fun stuff happening :) Thanks folks!)

Here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/TheSecretWishlist


48 comments:

  1. i guess they r panjim n varanasi.

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  2. Chennai and Bangalore..:)

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  3. chennai and bangalore

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  4. The photo is lovely! I was trying to imagine how you must be feeling. Couldn't. :-)So many hours of work now fitting compactly in a book. Congrats!

    Cities? Chennai and Bangalore.

    Shankari

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  5. Lovely pic...I almost had tears in my eyes. The post Writers World came in front of me....
    What an snout of hardwork you must have put...and this truly is a joyous moment:-)
    All the best...! And a tight hug...:-)

    Cities...lemme guess....Mumbai and Chennai
    Or Mumbai and Bangalore

    It should be one of these.
    Love
    Gayu

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  6. I think it is Pondicherry and Bangalore

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  7. goa and bangalore

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  8. Is it panjim and bangalore????

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  9. Chennai and Goa!!??

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  10. Hyderabad & Chennai (or)

    Hyderabad & Bangalore?!

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  11. Maldives and Bangalore

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  12. i think its shimla and mumbai?

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  13. 1.Cochin and Bangalore, or
    2.Chennai and Bangalore

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  14. Bangalore and mumbai...

    Or
    Bangalore and Delhi...

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  15. Mumbai & Pondicherry

    Beautiful book trailer..loved it, looking forward to read the book.

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  16. second guess
    Shimla and Cochin

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  17. goa and bangalore:-)

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  18. Pune and Hyderabad

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  19. banglore and delhi!!!?

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  20. One of the best-est things that I have done today is placing a preorder on flipcart for your yet to be released book "The secret wishlist".

    Now, waiting eagerly to open and read it once its released.

    Cities! Hummmm... Some place in South Canara (Mangalore!!!) and Goa.

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  21. Banglore and Kerala
    Banglore and Mumbai
    Banglore and Delhi
    Banglore and chennai

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  22. Bangalore and Maldives

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  23. Bombay and Bangalore

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  24. Hi Preeti,
    Its Goa and Bangalore

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  25. Is it Goa and Delhi..??

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  26. Delhi and Bangalore :)

    *Fingers Crossed* ;)

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  27. I forgot to mention this in my previous comment...I pre-ordered your book long time back when you first published about the 'The Secret Wishlist' here. The trailor is really good, left an element of suspense in my mind...Now, I am all the more eager to read your book :-)

    The cities are Bombay and Bangalore - The same ones that I wrote in my previous comment.

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  28. andman & mumbai

    andman & chennai

    andman & banglore

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  29. Loved the trailer n the pic!! Very nice:-) cities... Mumbai n Bangalore?

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  30. Cochin and Panjim

    Cochin and Bangalore..

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  31. Mumbai and Bangalore ?:)

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  32. Mumbai and Bangalore ?:)

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  33. Mangalore and Mumbai

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  34. Bangluru and mumbai......sure

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  35. Could be Panjim & Kolkata

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  36. wowww :) waiting to lay my hands on it soon :)
    my guess would be
    chennai and pondicherry,
    chennai and bangalore,
    chennai and delhi.

    btw, can we choose more than one ?? :) if its just one, i would go for
    chennai and pondicherry.

    my bestest wishes for the success of ur book :) i'm definitely part of making it a success :) wishing u get more such beautiful moments like yesterday :) waiting very very verrrrryyy eagerly for the release as well as to meet u(hopefully)

    please do announce a launch in chennai or pondicherry. wanna get the other 3 books signed by you :)

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  37. hie mam
    i guess its chennai and maldives

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  39. hii mam....

    2 cities

    darjling n mumbai

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  40. Ernakulam @ Bangalore

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  41. `Still can`t believe I have written four books`?
    Well u have and good ones as well....you r seriously one of the best :-)

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  42. ma'am you've written 4 books n 3 of them are already in bestsellers list hope the next one also make it into the bestsellers list

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  43. believe me ma'am you've written 4 books n i've read three of them n they r my favorites
    wish u write a 1000 more

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  44. i am fan of urs :) hats off Preeti :)

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