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Soni Shalini

The Stalwarts


2023 NYC BBA Distinguished Favorite

In the heart of Mumbai, where the city's pulse beats in sync with the rhythm of life, two souls intertwined in a dance of love and duty. Milind, a doctor bound by his oath, and Anushka, a journalist driven by her thirst for truth, found solace in each other's arms amidst the chaos of a pandemic. Their love story, a testament to the resilience of the human spirit, blossomed in the face of adversity. As they navigated the treacherous waters of Covid-19, Milind and Anushka's bond deepened, transcending the boundaries of their contrasting professions. They fought tirelessly, hand in hand, against the invisible enemy, their hearts intertwined in a symphony of compassion. In the face of death, they found strength in each other's love, their spirits soaring high above the darkness that threatened to consume them. Milind's unwavering dedication to his patients shone brightly, even as he grappled with the weight of responsibility. His gentle touch and soothing words brought comfort to those at their most vulnerable, his unwavering commitment to saving lives an inspiration to all who witnessed his unwavering resolve. Anushka, with her unwavering pen, captured the essence of the human struggle, her words painting vivid portraits of courage, resilience, and hope. She gave voice to the voiceless, her stories echoing the anguished cries of those who had lost loved ones, the whispers of gratitude from those who had survived, and the unsung heroism of healthcare workers who braved the frontline. Together, Milind and Anushka became beacons of light in the darkness, their love story a testament to the power of human connection. Their journey, a testament to the resilience of the human spirit, is a reminder that even in the darkest of times, love can blossom and hope can prevail.
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Contemporary Novel

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