The Stolen Girl is out today!

The Stolen Girl, my third book, is out today! ‘Your mother has been arrested. She stole you.’ For as long as thirteen-year-old Diya canremember, it’s always been just her and her mum, Vani. Despite never staying in one place long enough to call it home, with her mother by her side, Diya has never needed anyone else. Then, in an instant, Diya’s fragile world is shattered. Her mother is arrested, accused ... Read More »

Interview with Dave Jemitus at Brooklands Radio about The Stolen Girl

So, not long to wait now until The Stolen Girl is released. If you want to know more about how it came about, here’s a podcast of an interview I did with the wonderful Dave Jemitus of Brooklands Radio. http://www.brooklandsradio.co.uk/podcasts/RenitaDSilva2014-08-12.mp3 Let me know what you thought of it and do get in touch if you have any questions.     Read More »

My third book, The Stolen Girl, is coming soon!

Since ‘The Forgotten Daughter’ was published, I have been inundated with messages asking when my next book is due and what it is about. Well, now I can tell you. My third book, ‘The Stolen Girl’ will be published on the 12th of September! Not long to wait at all! And this is what it is about: How far would YOU go to protect your child? A mother’s love. A ... Read More »

The Forgotten Daughter is out now!

My second book, ‘The Forgotten Daughter’, is out now! Amazon UK £1.99 >> http://amzn.to/1jD0fdo Amazon US $2.99 >> http://amzn.to/MxAAH2 Would love to know what you thought of it. Tell me, tell the world, write a review Here’s what one of the first reviews says: ‘I read and enjoyed the author’s first novel, Monsoon Memories, but I absolutely LOVED The Forgotten Daughter… It is a fascinating read with some truly wonderful characters who ... Read More »

Exciting News

I have been making up stories for as long as I can remember. At some point I started putting all those stories jostling in my head onto paper. I suppose that was when I became a ‘writer’. And like every writer, I had a dream. To be published. To see my work in print. And exactly a year ago, on a cold February morning, I chanced upon an email sitting ... Read More »

Random Acts of Kindness

On the first day of term, my son returns home minus his (new) school bag.  ‘I am sure I left it in my locker, mum,’ he tells me. But I can guess from the way he averts his eyes that he’s not sure. I sigh knowing I’ll be on the phone to the Transport for London Lost Property Office on the morrow to find out if a school bag was ... Read More »

Indian Fiction: Why Reading is the Perfect Escape.

It is holiday season! Yippee. The schools have broken up, the heat wave is lasting longer than the obligatory two days, the roads to the coast are jam-packed with heaving cars and sweaty people armed with sun screen and swimsuits. So, have you booked your holiday yet? For me, holidays to India always start with a list. As soon as we let the family know that we’ve booked our tickets, ... Read More »

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