The Treasure Hunt

The bell rang. Ravi was punctual, as always. Sheena opened the door, singing, “Happy birthday, stranger!” Without wasting a second, he took her in his arms. “umm…not so fast”, she slipped out of his arms. “A surprise is waiting for you.” “Argh! not again” He uttered as she slipped a piece of paper in his hand. It read- “I see you look little queasy. clue … Continue reading The Treasure Hunt

The Voice

Warning: This story has a paranormal plot. Reader’s discretion is advised. She heard the disembodied voice calling her name. The question resurfaced Am I going insane? The Sound of heavy breathing resonated amidst silence. A sigh escaped her lips and an echo returned with a distinctly familiar fragrance. The fragrance which she has breathed before- When? Where? She couldn’t recall. The pain in the voice … Continue reading The Voice

Come away with me…

Please play the music before you start reading the story.  The moon enveloped the sky with its light and cast a spotlight through the window into the house. The couple swayed to the music under the natural spotlight. Immersed in each other’s arms, they were oblivious to the world. The song played softly in the background. Inhaling her intoxicating breaths, Ravi whispered “Happy anniversary, my love!” … Continue reading Come away with me…

Tina’s Review of my book´Murder in the Palace and Other Short Stories´

Originally posted on THE TINA EDIT:
Priya U Bajpai´s debut book ´Murder in the Palace and Other Short Stories´ is a shining testimony of her expertise and calibre in the writing craft. At no juncture did I feel that I was reading a book written by a novice. She writes with the panache of a seasoned writer who´s well-versed in multiple genres of writing. What… Continue reading Tina’s Review of my book´Murder in the Palace and Other Short Stories´