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GameWorld out worldwide on Kindle soon!

Just going through a final edit of the trilogy before I send it off. It should be out in a month or so. It feels very strange to read something you wrote a decade ago. You were a different person, and it really shows in the writing.

Gameworld out on Kindle for the Indian subcontinent!

The fantastic Chiki Sarkar at Penguin India wrote to say that among the ranks of the first battalion making Penguin India’s biggest ebook publisher stood these three: The Simoqin Prophecies The Manticore’s Secret The Unwaba Revelations For readers outside India, more exciting ebook news soon!

Fasten your seatbelts, Turbulence expected July 6!

Turbulence is out in the UK in three weeks. Which means I’ve reached a state of silent panic half a world away. I’ll be visiting the UK in September/October to do a bunch of events. Early feedback has been good – one review in particular that I’m thrilled about and will be posting here when … Continue reading

Turbulence UK cover

Local Monsters

…is a comicbook I’m working on with Level Ten comics and Tranquebar. Level Ten just posted a teaser image on Facebook, so I thought I’d share it here as well. It isn’t a cover, just an announcement. When more stuff happens, you’ll be the first to know.   For now, it’s about lazy slackers who … Continue reading

Happy Holi!

I lied. Holi is not a happy day, it’s a day for carnage and general mayhem. Announcing the UnHoli Covered in Colour contest! Win free comics! Post the most colorful picture of yourself covered in Holi colours looking the most zombie like, get your friends to like them and the person with the most likes … Continue reading


Unholi is a zombie comic set in Delhi. I think that’s pretty much all I need to say about it. Oh, wait, it’s more comedy than horror. Also, there is carnage set at a publishing party. Here are the first few episodes: Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode 4 And here’s an interview about … Continue reading

Preorder the first Morningstar Agency book!

Read the first chapter here. The book is currently no.1 on the Top new releases on the Flipkart homepage. The book page is here. It’s fun. Promise. And the Facebook group is here. Update: Just adding a few more sites where online ordering is possible: Indiaplaza Odyssey 360 Friendsofbooks Bookvook NBCIndia

Terror on the Titanic cover

So, this is my first YA novel, out in June from Scholastic. Turbulence is out from Hachette in October. More info on Terror on the Titanic and the Morningstar Agency series closer to publication date. It’s going to be a fun year. Cover design is by the supertalented Priya  Kuriyan.

I aten’t dead

Just working/travelling/living. And meeting truly exciting people. Two films and a book and a comics series to write, all due yesterday, and another book and art project to work on, so the idea of MORE typing is killing. But yet again, I resolve to try. A comic I’ve been hugely excited about working on (because … Continue reading

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March 2023