A Bollywood Affair (Bollywood)

by Sonali Dev

Mili Rathod hasn’t seen her husband in twenty years—not since she was promised to him at the age offour.

  • Kindle Edition
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Average Rating: 3.77 out of 5
  • Published October 28th 2014 by Kensington
  • ASIN: B00JVW6GQ0
  • Edition Language: English
  • Series: Bollywood
  • Literary Awards: RITA Award by Romance Writers of America Nominee for First Book (2015)
  • Golden Heart by Romance Writers of America Nominee (0)

Mili Rathod hasn’t seen her husband in twenty years—not since she was promised to him at the age of four. Yet marriage has allowed Mili a freedom rarely given to girls in her village. Her grandmother has even allowed her to leave India and study in America for eight months, all to make her the perfect modern wife. Which is exactly what Mili longs to be—if her husband would just come and claim her. Bollywood’s favorite director, Samir Rathod, has come to Michigan to secure a divorce for his older brother. Persuading a naïve village girl to sign the papers should be easy for someone with Samir’s tabloid-famous charm. But Mili is neither a fool nor a gold-digger. Open-hearted yet complex, she’s trying to reconcile her independence with cherished traditions. And before he can stop himself, Samir is immersed in Mili’s life—cooking her dal and rotis, escorting her to her roommate’s elaborate Indian wedding, and wondering where his loyalties and happiness lie. Heartfelt, witty, and thoroughly engaging, Sonali Dev’s debut is both a vivid exploration of modern India and a deeply honest story of love, in all its diversity.