22 March, 2019

#SpecialFeature :: #GuestPost - Top five fictional characters by Mehak Daleh


*** Special Feature - March 2019 ***


About the Book:

What happens when the dead come back and can’t let go?

A catastrophe occurs in what was meant to be a fun-filled day for Nina and Alisha. Minutes ago, they were on the swings in the Rose Garden and now, Alisha is standing alone, while the help runs frantically. Her sister, Nina, has disappeared, never to be found again.
But the bond between them withstands even death. Nina’s ghost circles the house.
Is she here just to comfort her now lonely and distraught sister or is she pointing the way to unravel the mystery of her disappearance? the questions remain unanswered until six years later.
Another ghost is reaching out to Alisha from the beyond, a ghost only she can see and she has no idea why.
Battling the horror, the blood and the nightmares that follow her in this macabre turn of events, will Alisha be able to emerge from the whirlpool that the other side is trying to drown her in?



Book Links:
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Top five fictional characters

Pip from Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations, for being so confused and divided and real.
The Clown from IT by Stephen King for being absolutely scary and wild and revolting.
Yevgeny Onegin by Alexander Pushkin, again, for being flawed and fallible, yet oddly charming.
Heidi by Johanna Spyri, for being the absolutely lovely essence of childhood.
Katie Scarlett O’Hara Hamilton from Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell, for her ability to move on.



About the Author:

Mehak Daleh lives and works out of Chandigarh. She started working on ‘Roses’ on a cold December day in 2012, giving in to an image of little girls walking to a graveyard which had been stuck in her head for months. This image became the centre around which the manuscript grew.
Mehak relishes dark folklore and mythology along with contemporary fiction. Her stories, born where the everyday meets the extraordinary, are usually set in the hills where she grew up, and where she developed a penchant for the mysterious and macabre.
And the Roses Bled is her debut novel, and she is currently working on her subsequent manuscripts.



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Giveaway:
Two lucky Indian Residents can win a paperback copy each of And the Roses Bled
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