Menaka’s Choice Menaka’s choice is the latest book from the writer Kavita Kane. Menaka is the most beautiful of all the apsaras in the world who was born with brains and talent. She was born during the churning of oceans. In spite of her enigmatic beauty she always desired for a family that she could never have. On the other a great sage by the name Vishwamitra, defies the gods and challenges to create another heaven. The king of gods, Indra got threatened by him and decided to put a stop to his rising desires and powers by sending Menaka to seduce him. What will happen when Menaka meets up with Vishwamitra? Will she be satisfied after meeting him or will she have to surrender to her destiny once again? This beautifully written mythological book will throw light on this. This book describes all about the beauty Menaka and the famous Vishwamitra. It not only talks about their love but in detail talks about the woman who is fighting for her dreams in this male dominated society and about the man who wants to achieve his goals challenging everything that comes his way. It is a story of her pains, struggles and choices in a man's world. The subject has been dealt with well, the friendly scenes have been done classily and the end is very good. The book is written in a very simple yet fascinating manner. The tale is a mixture of everything, love, betrayal, acceptance, help, responsibility, respect and recovery. The book is an easy read which will keep you entertained all along. About the author Kavita Kane is a senior journalist with a career of over two decades, which includes her working for Magna publication and DNA. She quit her job as an Assistant Editor of Times of India to devote full time to her writing. She is an addict of cinema and theatre. She did her post-graduate degree in English Literature and Mass Communication from the University of Poona. Writing has always been her passion and she was born with this skill. Karna's Wife her debut novel, (2013) was a bestseller. Her second novel - Sita's Sister (2014) also deals with another mysterious personality - Urmila, probably the most overlooked character in the Ramayan. She was born in Mumbai but spent her childhood mainly in Patna and Delhi. Kavita currently lives in Pune with her mariner husband Prakash and two teen daughters Kimaya and Amiya and with an overfriendly Rottweiler, Chic, the friendly Spaniel and Babe, the unfriendly cat Sita's SisterFrom the bestselling author of Karna’s Wife, comes this book about Urmila, Sita’s sister and the neglected wife of Lakshman, and one of the most overlooked characters in the Ramayana. As Sita prepares to go into exile, her younger sisters stay back at the doomed palace of Ayodhya, their smiles, hope and joy wiped away in a single stroke. And through the tears and the tragedy one woman of immense strength and conviction stands apart—Urmila, whose husband, Lakshman, has chosen to accompany his brother Ram to the forest rather than stay with his bride. She could have insisted on joining Lakshman, as did Sita with Ram. But she did not. Why did she agree to be left behind in the palace, waiting for her husband for fourteen painfully long years?From the bestselling author of Karna’s Wife. The most detailed retelling of the story of the legendary Urmila, little known in mythology. A riveting combination of fact and fiction that will keep readers engrossed. In the same genre as other bestsellers like the Meluha series and Chanakya’s Chant.Karna's Wife: The Outcast's Queen Picking up a slice of Mahabharata, the epic tale of fight good and evil, justice and injustice , Kaurava and Pandav’s, Kavita Kane, the author, narrates the poignant story of the unsung hero Karna from the eyes of a lesser-known character, Urvi. The book renders a unique perspective to the venerable legend. Written in the genre of magic-realism the book reflects various aspects of Karna’s nature. His unquestionable loyalty towards Duryodhana who in turn has unconditional love for the former, the ghosts of Karna’s past and the mystery surrounding his birth are some of the themes that Kavita Kane structures her book around in this tale. The accomplished Kshatriya princess, Urvi falls for the Sutputra-Karna, eventually discounting Arjun. She chooses Karna over her childhood mate Arjun and faces fury from many. Caught between the social implications from her act of defiance and her endeavours to gain respect and love from her husband, Urvi’s struggles as the outcast’s queen have been explored. Urvi soon secures a key place in Karna’s life as a friend, counsellor and confidante. Between fighting her own demons, she stands firm by her husband’s side, supporting Karna through all his misfortunes and struggles. As Karna’s wife, the outcast’s queen, shows a refreshing facet of the battle of Kurukshetra and how the outcast rose above his destiny to be forever regarded as ‘Daata Karna’. About the author: Kavita Kane is a former journalist who graduated from a Pune college in English literature and also has a degree in journalism. After the success of her first book Karna’s Wife, published in 2013, she has taken to full time writing and continuing with the mythology drama genre has written Sita’s Sister, published in 2014 and Menaka’s Choice published in 2015.