Book Promotion | Sample Chapter | Once Upon a Crush | Chapter 4

Chapter 4 – Two for Eloping     Ubaid inhaled deeply and the station smell entered his lungs; a peculiar smell that can be felt only on Indian railway stations, a unique combination of frying vada pav, simmering tea, sweat, and toilet. He tapped his feet impatiently. The train was on time and yet he…

Book Promotion | Sample Chapter | Once Upon a Crush | Chapter 3

Chapter 3 – On a Dark & Stormy Night       Hiba fluffed the pillow, looked around one last time and picked up her bag. She quickly checked the contents crossing a mental checklist. Alright, it’s time! She found her mother in the kitchen, preparing for dinner. Hiba stood in the doorway. “I am…

Book Promotion | Sample Chapter | Once Upon a Crush | Chapter 2

Chapter 2 – Dealing with a Scandal   3rd July 2018 He’s only twenty-two but look at the ruckus he has caused. Ayesha Khan tried to commit suicide, leaving a note that blamed Ubaid. Ahmad and Saira Sayyed were as devastated as could be. Thankfully, the suicide attempt had failed, and Ayesha’s life was saved….

Book Promotion | Sample Chapter | Once Upon a Crush | Chapter 1

Chapter 1 – A Love Letter, A Quarrel, A Suicide     2nd December 2015 Hiba Sayyed rushed to her best friend Naina’s house. “Naina, I have received a letter from a guy that lives in the next lane,” she announced excitedly. “Throw it away,” Naina replied without even bothering to look up. “No!” Hiba…

Book Description | Once Upon a Crush

Bold and beautiful, feisty and fiercely competitive; Hiba Sayyed is all set to join VIT, Pune as first-semester Computer Science MTech student. Tall and dark, handsome and rich; Ubaid Sayyed is all set to join at Informatica, Pune as a Human Resources executive. He has an inherent giving nature, especially when it comes to the…

Book Announcement | Once Upon a Crush

Hello guys, I have decided to revive my author dream because… Why not? I’ve been busy doing a million other things except writing. But I’m back to my storytelling mode, this time with a series, because why not? Hey, people say that series works on KDP. I’m going to try that now and be more…

Book Promotion: Crooning Techies

Have I forgotten that I am also a writer? Of course, not. Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls; please read my book Crooning Techies. It is free for Kindle Unlimited Subscribers. Title: Crooning Techies: Sara’s Journey Summary: Sara landed the job she wanted. She also fulfils her life-long dream to live independently, and away from family….

Book Promotion: Crooning Techies

Title: Crooning Techies: Sara’s Journey Summary: Sara landed the job she wanted. She also fulfils her life-long dream to live independently, and away from family. But is that as easy as she had expected? A new city, new roommates and a new world; she faces a new challenge every day. Sometimes she overcomes those roadblocks; others…

Book Promotion: Uff Haniya

Title Uff Haniya (A Muslim Family Drama and Romantic Comedy) Summary We hear what we want to hear. We see what we want to see. We remember what we want to remember. Often, we hear from others’ ears. We see through others’ eyes. We remember what others want us to remember. But the truth can…

Book Promotion: Happily Ever Afters: An Anthology of sweet romances

Introduction: Title: Happily Ever Afters: An anthology of sweet romance stories Summary: An anthology of sweet romance stories 1. A Journey To Remember 2. Crazily Yours Forever 3. Love At First Shoot “Happily Ever Afters” includes three stand-alone novellas with a happily ever after theme. It is squeaky clean and does not contain any profanity or…

Book Promotion: Jab They Met: An Anthology of sweet romances

Introduction: Sometimes, love happens when we least expect it. I love ‘accidental love stories’. I have written some myself. I am glad to present an anthology of such stories. Each story is a stand-alone novella with a happily ever after theme. It is squeaky clean and does not contain any profanity or sexual content. Title:…

Book Promotion: A True Lie (Happily Ever After #5)

    Title: A True Lie Subtitle: Happily Ever After #5 Summary: A novelette highlighting some of the pressing issues that young adults face in India A social, cultural, family drama… A romantic story… A May-December Romance Neha is a high school student. She is constantly pressurized by her friends to have a boyfriend, buy a…

Book Promotion: A Journey to Remember

Title: A Journey to Remember Subtitle: Happily Ever After #1 Summary: Asmara is from Indore, working as a campaign manager, living in Kolkata for an assignment. She gets a much deserved short vacation. She has a lot of plans for spending the holiday with family and friends. Little did she know that destiny has other…

Book Promotion: Uff Haniya

Title Uff Haniya (A Muslim Family Drama and Romantic Comedy) Summary We hear what we want to hear. We see what we want to see. We remember what we want to remember. Often, we hear from others’ ears. We see through others’ eyes. We remember what others want us to remember. But the truth can…

Book Promotion: Yeh To Hona Hi Thha (Hindi)

  Title: ये तो होना ही था: हैप्पिली एवर आफ्टर #६ Kindle Edition Summary: फ़सीहा डाइजिस्टों की दीवानी है। डाइजिस्ट की कहानियां पढ़ पढ़ कर उसे रिवायती लव स्टोरी से नफ़रत सी हो गई है। और कुछ नया, कुछ अलग ख़ाहिश रखती है। इस का निकाह उस के कज़न समआन से हो गया है। वो…

12th July 2019: A Day To Remember

So, finally, my blog hits 15000 mark – in terms of visits, of course. It is no big deal, I know. It cannot be called a successful blog. But it was something I was secretly waiting for. There was another thing I dreaded – a day when my KDP report falls flat. It did. In…

I want to thank my readers

It feels great when people leave rating and reviews on Amazon / Goodreads. It tells me that people are reading my book, which is what a writer wants. Recently,  I noticed two incredibly kind souls reading and rating my book on GR, mine being the first book they’ve read in their GR journey.   I…

OMG, half the year is gone!

Happy birthday, dad! Yep, it is my father’s 72nd birthday. Alright, so it is 1st of July; half the year has gone by, and I have no clue where it went. I feel that each passing year goes by faster than the previous one. Is it me or do you all feel the same? June…

Massive Kindle Books Giveaway June 25-June 27

It is time to offer free books. I am running a free promotion and ten of my books are free to download from Amazon. If you like freebies and reading books, get your mobile phones and kindles and download the book. Click Amazon.in to get your copy. You can search shabana mukhtar free ebooks on…

Live Now: Uff Yeh Ladki (Second Edition – Published on May 16, 2019)

28th April, 2019 marks the anniversary of my first digitally published novelette Uff Yeh Ladki. As an anniversary present to myself and my readers, I have published the English edition and Hindi revised edition of the same book. It is live now on Amazon. Giveaway – Contact For Free Review Copies I have decided to giveaway…