Sunday, 9 October 2011
Bombay Baby - a peek
A new novel by an emerging Scottish writer.
Tina is torn between her Scottish parents and her Indian roots.
In the months leading to her eighteenth birthday she decides to find that missing piece of her life. Tina embarks on a journey that will change her life forever, to India to find the woman she might otherwise have called mum. She meets an alluring American, Andrew and falls in love. But is all what it seems?
Meanwhile her uncle James is back in India on a business trip – the place where he found himself and his first love. Just when Tina is about to discover her biological mother’s identity she is involved in a tragic accident and it is James who is summoned to her hospital bedside. As James begins to reminisce over his past he wanders how his life might have otherwise turned out. What happens when their lives accidentally intertwine and what will the consequences be for their loved ones waiting in Glasgow?
Praise for Twice Born
“At last! I got your book from Amazon last week, but it was woth waiting for. I enjoyed your story very much - and also enjoyed learning about the Scotland -India connections. Hope you're working on the next one now. I'm looking forward to reading more.”
Dr. Ann Mc Laren Vice- President of Scottish Association of Writers
“Watch out for emerging new writer Leela Soma …”
Professor Willy Maley in "Discovering Scottish Literature"
School of English and Scottish Language and Literature
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