Shobha Nihalani is an Indian author of adventure and thriller novels: The Silent Monument, the NINE trilogy, Unresolved - A psychological thriller, Trikon – a medical sci-fi thriller, and The Blue Jade. Recently, she wrote two non-fiction books, a biography of a humanitarian and spiritual leader – Dada Vaswani – A Life in Spirituality, and a memoir, A Gift from Above – Haresh and Harini’s Journey in Adoption. Her debut novel, Karmic Blues, was translated and published in Denmark.
In her latest novel, The Blue Jade, Nihalani, brings to you a captivating story about historical artifacts falling into the wrong hands. The Blue Jade is a thrilling adventure in the murky world of black-market art set against the historical backdrop of the legendary princess-saint Mirabai.
Her NINE trilogy was a unique interpretation of the Unknown Nine legend. Unlike the original legend, her interpretation reveals some members of the Unknown Nine to be women. The Nine trilogy weaves past and future events to reveal how the Nine have guided humanity toward its destiny. Her debut novel, Karmic Blues, was first published in Danish by EC-Edition in 2008, although it was originally written in English.
According to her website she has previously worked as a freelance journalist, copywriter, bookkeeper, English teacher and salesperson. She recently co-wrote the screenplay for Squad with Director Nilesh Sahay.
Nihalani currently lives with her family in Hong Kong and often visits India.
Books by Shobha Nihalani.
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- Shobha Nihalani website
- Shobha Nihalani at penguin
- Shobha Nihalani at jaicobooks
- Shobha Nihalani at indiaresearchpress
- Shobha Nihalani at ec-edition
- Shobha Nihalani at hachetteindia