Random House India and Cornerstone, a division of Random House UK, are delighted to announce the launch of Private India on the 21st July 2014. Private India is a new collaboration between James Patterson and Ashwin Sanghi and is the latest book in the global bestselling Private series.
Teaming the world’s biggest selling thriller writer with India’s bestselling author of The Krishna Key, Private India combines the trademark suspense and fast-moving plots of Patterson’s writing complemented with the exhaustive research and gripping plots of Sanghi’s thrillers.
Private is one of James Patterson’s most popular thriller series worldwide and is based around exclusive detective agency, Private, led by Jack Morgan with offices across the globe. When the police can’t help you and you need maximum force with maximum discretion, Private is the agency to turn to. Titles within the series include Private, Private Number 1 Suspect, Private Games, Private London and Private Oz.
About Ashwin Sanghi:
Ashwin Sanghi is an entrepreneur by profession but writing historical fiction is his passion and hobby. He self-published his first novel, The Rozabal Line in 2007 under his pseudonym, Shawn Haigins. It was subsequently acquired by Westland in 2009 and went on to become a national bestseller. His second novel, Chanakya’s Chant remained on AC Nielsen’s india Top 10 for over two years, won the Vodafone Crossword Popular Choice Award and UTV acquired movie rights. His latest thriller, The Krishna Key, was released in August 2012 and went straight to number 1 in the charts. Further information on www.ashwinsanghi.com
About James Patterson:
James Patterson is the world’s biggest selling thriller writer. A multi award-winning author, James is the creator of the top-selling detective series Alex Cross – whose adventures have been adapted for the big screen three times. He is also the creator of Women’s Murder Club, from which the ABC television drama series was adapted and he has authored books behind six films on the Hollywood fast-track.
James’s novels have won several awards including the Edgar, the BCA Mystery Guild’s Thriller of the Year, the International Thriller of the Year award and the Reader’s Digest Reader’s Choice Award. In January, 2010, The New York Times Magazine featured James on its cover and hailed him as having ‘transformed book publishing’. Time magazine named him ‘the man who can’t miss’ and he is the 2010 Children’s Choice Book Awards ‘Author of the Year’, a designation decided on by more than 15,000 children and teen readers.
From his James Patterson Pageturner Awards (which rewards groups and individuals for creative and effective ways of spreading the joy of reading) to his website ReadKiddoRead.com (which helps adults find books that kids are sure to love) to his regular donations of thousands of books to troops overseas, Patterson is a lifelong champion of books and reading and a Founding Partner of Booktrust’s Children’s Reading Fund.
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