An insightful journey of moral self-interrogation, examining the essence of duty, loyalty, romance and betrayal
Sara is in love… the kind of love that explodes in one’s head in a million different colors, the kind that puts a spring in one’s step and a smile on the face for no particular reason at all. Love that makes one glow from within and plays a special tune in one’s head in a continuous loop. However, there’s a problem, the recipient of this love is not her husband Rahul but her daughter’s class teacher Samar.
Why as a society are we set up in a way where we think it is wrong to share our love with more than one person at a time? She asks herself as she spends countless nights lying awake fretting.
Set against India’s vibrant and diverse backdrop where traditional values and modern-day changes have learnt to coexist, join Sara as she embarks on a journey of self-discovery. She experiences love, loss, and heartbreak, provoking a stormy journey of moral self-interrogation, examining the essence of duty, loyalty, romance and betrayal all before reaching her happily ever after. But it just might not be the ending she was hoping for….
A captivating exploration of love and moral dilemmas, The Third Party masterfully portrays the complexities of human relationships and the choices we face in navigating the blurred lines of love and loyalty. Each page is a sensory delight, transporting readers to a world where the symphony of nature blends seamlessly with the vibrant tapestry of Indian culture.
Vita Zinna, Italy
"Eminently readable, tender, erotic and highlighting the whirlpools of modern day relationships that will be faced by generations Y and Z…"
Air Marshall Prasad Reddy, Bangalore
The Third Party not only captivates with its engaging storyline but also raises thought-provoking questions about the nature of love and the boundaries society imposes upon it. It explores themes of duty, loyalty, and the pursuit of personal happiness, evoking a range of emotions that resonate long after the final pages.
Ravi Garyali, London
"The Third Party has brought back fantastic memories of India, one of my favorite countries, in all its aspects. Thanks to Vithika's vivid and skillful writing I could smell it, taste it, feel the exoticism in every page. It’s a book you’ll find hard to put down, you’re going to devour it, it will take you to different places where you’re going to want to stay for as long as possible."
Anna Gladstone, Los Angeles
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