Salaam lovelies! It’s #tropetuesday and I have an awesome BOOKISH NEWS!!! 🚨
I HAVE A NEW ROMANCE STORY COMING IN AUGUST! It’s a part of the anthology “Baby, It’s Hot Outside…” – A Contemporary Romance Collection from The New Romance Cafe. Isn’t the cover gorgeous?!
My story, SEGMENTS FROM A SECRET SUMMER, is a novella length short story LOADED with tropes! Here are some of them:
Older woman-younger man
⛱ Summer holiday fling
🛏 Only one-bed
💍 Desi destination wedding
✈️ Road [Air?] trip
And that’s not all. It also has:
🏞 Pakistani setting
🎻 Bollywood music
☪️ South-Asian Muslim protagonists
I am extremely grateful to TNRC for this amazing opportunity and their continuous support. And most of all, my readers and #bookstagram family here. Thank you so much for everything! 🙏🏽❤️ I cannot wait for you all to read this little labor of mine! It’s emotional and funny and sexy and deeply personal to me. I hope you’ll give it a chance. 🤗
The PRE-ORDER links are up and running:
ABOUT BABY, IT’S HOT OUTSIDE ANTHOLOGY:
This multicultural charity anthology has something for everyone: enemies to lovers, swoon-worthy athletes, vacation romance, insta love, fake relationships – take your pick or read them all!
- All proceeds go to Breast Cancer Research Foundation. This summer read is available for a limited time only, don’t miss it!
ATTENTION! Do you know that the new upcoming short story above is set in the same contemporary romance world as my debut story, Loathe To Love? It’s an enemies-to-lovers romance with a sassy, curvy heroine and a serious, Darcy-quoting hero. Oh, and also a matchmaking parrot!
You can read it NOW! Link below!
Salām! I’m Perveen [She/Her], a South-Asian Muslim POC. I’m an introvert who daydreams about love-myths, monsters, and magic during my day job and occasionally binge-watch period dramas at night. Most of my time is spent reading, writing & talking to the cats in my backyard.