Dear Rumi

Sabahat Quadri


How it All Began

A year and a half ago, Naheed Hassan of Indireads (Indirom back then) approached me to ask if I would be interested in writing a romance novella. She had this crazy idea that there needed to be better representation of South Asia in the popular fiction market (English language books, that is). Besides large populations […]

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About Butterfly Season

On her first holiday in six years, Rumi is expecting to relax and unwind. But when she is set up by her long-time friend, she doesn’t shy away from the possibilities. Ahad, a charming, independent, self-made man, captures her imagination, drawing her away from her disapproving sister, Juveria.

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Favorite Romance Writer?

When I read my first Mills & Boon romance, I was young and thought it was the height of raciness. A friend loaned me a couple of books that were listed as ‘bestsellers’, and while the thrill was there, I caught on to the obvious formula pretty quickly. The tall dark hero was always contemptuous […]

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