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THE GIRLS OF INDIA SERIES

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GIRLS OF INDIA – A MAURYAN ADVENTURE

3rd Century BCE, Pataliputra, India
Madhura lives in the legendary city of Pataliputra during the reign of King Ashoka of the Maurayan dynasty. She works in the palace as the maid and companion of Princess Sanghamitra.

Madhura does not like it at all! Life is so boring. She dreams of travelling across the land like her brother Kartik, who is a trader and growing up to become a soldier, fighting with swords and riding horses.

Madhura’s dream suddenly come true as she travels with Kartik from Pataliputra to Ujjaini in a caravan. On the way mysterious things begin to happen. Who is that fat man giving out packets full of gold and silver coins to Kartik? Why are they stopping at Vidisha to meet a Buddhist monk? Kartik is up to something and Madhura has to find out the truth.

Read this fascinating account of Madhura’s life, and discover what it was like to grow up in the past!

GIRLS OF INDIA – A CHOLA ADVENTURE

Twelve-year-old Raji is growing up during the reign of Rajaraja Chola in the south of India. Raji is a girl of spirit- brave, bright and bold. She is also a dancer, a warrior and a sculptor who models kingdoms in stone. Raji, however, is not happy: She misses her family. Her mother is in exile and her father has left home in grief. On a dark night as a storm rages, Raji rescues a Chinese sailor at sea. This sets off a chain of events with unforeseen consequences.

A Shiva statue goes missing, a prince disappears and there is a murder inside a temple. As Raji and her friends, the prince Rajendra Chola and his cousin, Ananta, try to help the Chinese mariner, they realize that he may have some of the answers Raji has been looking for.

Will the criminals be brought to justice? Will Rajis family be reunited once again? Will peace be restored to the mighty Chola Kingdom?

GIRLS OF INDIA – A HARAPPAN ADVENTURE

Twelve-year-old Avani is a happy-go-lucky, adventurous Harappan girl, who loves to play with her friends Tavishi, Delshad and Ambar. The wedding of the Village Elders daughter Ketika brings fresh excitement into their lives.

However, something sinister is afoot, as Avani realizes when she overhears a mysterious conversation between two men. Other incidents, like a bizarre robbery and a fire at the grain storeroom, add to the tension. Do these unconnected events point to a bigger plan? How is the monk from far-off China linked to all this? Will Avani and her friends quick thinking unmask this plan, and save the honour of Bagasra village and Harappa?

GIRLS OF INDIA – A HARAPPAN ADVENTURE

Curious and spirited, Sharadha loves living life in her ancestral tharavadu. The grand ol’ house, Vishwasam, is right in the heart of her beloved Marayur, in the Chera kingdom. The house is also the centre of activities as Devaki Amma, her grandmother, is a healer for the King no less! Life is good in the sleepy village! But her inquisitiveness takes Sharadha on an unintended adventure. Trying to investigate a secret, she chances upon a mysterious trader and ends up in the bustling city of Mahodayapuram. And it’s not just any city but the busy multicultural melting pot of the Cheraman Perumal Empire!

This series includes 4 books: GIRLS OF INDIA – A MAURYAN ADVENTURE, GIRLS OF INDIA – A CHOLA ADVENTURE, GIRLS OF INDIA – A HARAPPAN ADVENTURE, GIRLS OF INDIA – A CHERA ADVENTURE.

 

 

 

 

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