Love Comes Later by Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar

Love Comes Later ~ Guest Author Interview

Please enjoy this interview with Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar, author of the heart-breaking multicultural romance, Love Comes Later. Then read on to learn how you can win huge prizes as part of this blog tour, including a Kindle Fire, $550 in Amazon gift cards, 5 autographed copies of Love Comes Later, and 5 copies of its companion, From Dunes to Dior.

1. Love Comes Later tells the story of Abdulla’s arranged marriage to his cousin Hind. Neither is excited about the prospect—Abdulla because he is still recovering from the untimely death of his former wife and unborn child; Hind because she is a thoroughly modern girl who does not appreciate the prospect of being anyone’s second option. How did the inspiration for this story surface, particularly for the characters of Abdulla and Hind?

In conversations with people in Qatar, expat or Qatari, the subject of love inevitably came up. For women, the main issue involved the small pool of people they felt they had to choose from. My surprise and revelation came, however, when my male friends expressed similar sentiments. We often think men have all the power in male-dominated societies but from these discussions I began to realize how society limits both male and female aspirations with universal social expectations like marriage. The story began to form there: what would make a man unlikely to marry? And why? What would he do in order to keep his freedom?

This book sounds like a must and I’m looking forward to reading it. To read the complete interview click on my new page on the tabs above ‘Guest Blog Spot’. 

If you’d also like to read a fascinating post from the author herself go to Novel Publicity

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2 responses to “Love Comes Later by Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar

  1. mohanalakshmi

    Thanks so much for hosting me and sharing my work with your readers. Hope they enjoy learning a little more about Qatar. Bloggers rule!

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