Sangeeta Rao- a beautiful, feisty TV reporter from Singapore lands in Agra on a special assignment and happens to meet Alan Davies, a charming Welshman on her visit to the famous Taj Mahal. But a terrorist attack on Mathura’s renowned Krishna temple turns them into fugitives and the duo must decipher a series of complex cryptographs to unearth the illustrious famed jewel, Shyamantaka, presumed to be lost for nearly 5000 yearly and prove their innocence. Anton Blachard, an elderly Frenchman joins the duo, as they race against time in helicopters, motor boats and yatches in quest of the jewel.
In hot pursuit of them are SP Nisha Sharma, the brilliant and daring police along with art smugglers and the most ruthless terrorist organisations in the world. Deciphering the codes leads them to a remote island off Dwarka, where another set of bizarre cryptograms, propels them into the depths of the Arabian Sea, where they discover the ruins of Krishna’s lost city buried under the sea.
Fast-paced and gripping, ‘The Curse of Surya’ is a thriller that takes you in a maze of events to unravel one of the biggest mysteries in 5,000 years! A jewel so potent that if discovered could change the power equations among the superpowers of the world
Dev Prasad is a senior IT professional, currently working in Bangalore. His first book, ‘Krishna – A Journey through the Lands and Legends of Krishna’ was long listed for the Vodafone Crossword Award in 2010. His second book ‘Pitch It!’ has won second place at the prestigious ISTD Book Awards and was shortlisted for the Tata Literature Live-Business Book of the Year Award in 2014. Dev is also a leadership/management speaker and is passionate about serving the society. He loves sports, travelling, reading and Indian mythology