The Trickster by Vinaya Bhagat (forthcoming)

Category: Fiction
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers India (forthcoming)
Rights: World rights available (excluding Indian subcontinent)

An unexplained gruesome accident in the outskirts of Boston orphans young Diya Mathur. Devastated by her loss and daunted by the reality of life without any family, Diya is surprised to receive a letter from India written by a man claiming to be her father’s brother, someone she never knew existed.

When Diya visits India in the hopes of finding her roots, deadly secrets from her parents’ past tumble out that put her very survival at risk.

The Trickster, a thriller, set in the misty mountains of Southern India weaves a story of darker side of human nature intertwined with myths.