Mrudula Govindaraju is a copy-editor by training and has worked in the publishing industry for more than ten years. She has an MA in English Literature, and has edited and designed school textbooks for primary school children. After moving out of publishing, she edited online training courses and created course materials for managerial training programmes. Mrudula also writes storyboards and scripts for online self-learning tutorials. Currently, she freelances as an instructional designer. She has taught children with learning difficulties and volunteers at a non-profit that works with dyslexic children. This is Mrudula's first novel.
Two dead bodies are found in the sanctum of the most sacred temple in the Empire, with no marks of violence on them. Emperor Rudradeva, raised as a son by her father, orders an investigation. Set in 12th Century India, the historical fantasy thriller tells the story of a brave warrior’s fight against a malevolent force of evil and terror.