Name of the Book: ALL ABOARD
Author: Kiran Manral
When Rhea Khanna is dumped just days before her wedding, by her boyfriend of four years, the
only thing she wants to do is to get out of the city to clear her head. The opportunity presents
itself immediately when her aunt, a retired school headmistress, invites her to accompany her on a
As Rhea struggles to cope with her grief of being dumped at the altar, she finds herself getting
attracted to the seemingly unavailable Kamal Shahani—the infuriatingly attractive ex-student of her
aunt and a hot shot entrepreneur. To add to the confusion, Sonia, Kamal’s very attractive ex-
girlfriend boards the ship in a bid to win him back.
Will Rhea heal her broken heart, or will she end up even more shattered than she was when she
got on this cruise? Read, to find out.
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About The Author
Kiran Manral worked as a journalist with The Asian Age and The Times of India before she quit
full time work to be a full time mommy. One of the leading bloggers in India, her blogs were listed in
Labnol’s list of India’s top blogs, and her parenting blog was ranked among the top five parenting blogs
in India by Blogadda. She was also a Tehelka blogger columnist on gender issues.
She was listed among the 10 non-celebrity ‘social media stars’ on twitter by the TOI and IBN Live
named her as among the 30 most interesting Indian women to follow on twitter and among the top 10
Indian moms to follow on twitter in 2013. Fashion 101.in named her as amongst the most stylish authors
in India. Womensweb.in listed her as one of the 20 women authors from India to be followed on
Post the 26/11 terrorist attack in Mumbai, she founded India Helps, a volunteer network to help
disaster victims post 26/11 and has worked on long term rehabilitation of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack
victims and 13/7 Mumbai bomb blast victims, amongst others. She was part of core founding team
behind Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Month (www.csaawarenessmonth.com) and Violence
Against Women Awareness Month (www.vawawareness.wordpress.com), two
very well received social media awareness initiatives.
Her debut novel, The Reluctant Detective, was published by Westland in 2012 and her second
novel Once Upon A Crush, was published by Leadstart in May 2014. She has three books due for release
in 2015, the first of these being All Aboard! from Penguin Random House.
She is on the planning board of the Kumaon Literary Festival, an advisor on the Board of
Literature Studio, Delhi, an Author Mentor at sheroes.in and a
columnist at iDiva.com. She was awarded the Women Achievers award
by Young Environmentalists Group in 2013.
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