Hot and cold, day and night, bland and spicy. Opposites. We love to categorize things and assign them roles. But much like magnets, there is something about the attraction of opposites. A popular take out nearby puts hot sauce with ice cream. Sweet and Spicy! I'm not sure that it works for me but as readers we love a story about two people who are so very different that they end up complimenting each other. They give the person a little of what they are missing.
Pamela Q. Fernandes' latest book, WHERE WE COME FROM is such a story. Her heroine and hero are very different at first glance but they have more in common than they think.
Now available for preorder WHERE WE COME FROM is a sweeping tale of life in rural India, on a farm where two people must work together to overcome hardships and create a life.
Where We Come From is a gripping, emotional tale that deals with love in small towns and the harsh realities of an Indian farmers’ life. It raises the question of how where we come from affects the way we love others.
After having his future crushed by an ex, who betrayed him and walked away, Surya Atwal places an ad for a bride, a woman who shares his dreams for a home and family. This time he won’t let his heart make the decision. He’ll do it on his own terms without risking his legacy.
Ashtami Sial, a no nonsense Delhi girl with a sassy attitude, matches her bangles with her churidars. She’s not afraid of hard work but refuses to be simply a brood mare to a dour husband. She's determined to build a family with love and will do anything to achieve it. Even herding her husband with the cattle, and building the village herself.
Life in Rori, a rural village in Haryana where the only neighbors are cattle and chickens, takes hard work and a little luck. Surya and Ashtami butt heads as the harsh realities of farming life threatens their home and livelihood. But the shadow of the woman who ripped out Surya’s heart looms over their marriage and might cost him more than he bargained for. Can Surya risk his heart with someone new and leave his past behind? Or will he lose the one person who fell in love with him at first sight?
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