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Shilpi Somaya Gowda


Shilpi Somaya Gowda

Shilpi Somaya Gowda is the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of four novels: SECRET DAUGHTER, THE GOLDEN SON, THE SHAPE OF FAMILY and A GREAT COUNTRY. Her novels have been translated into over 30 languages, been #1 international bestsellers in several countries, and sold more than two million copies worldwide.

Shilpi holds an MBA from Stanford University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was a Morehead-Cain scholar. She has served on the Advisory Board of the Children's Defense Fund, and is a Patron of Childhaven International, the organization for which she volunteered in India. She now lives in California.

Shilpi Somaya Gowda

Books by Shilpi Somaya Gowda

by Shilpi Somaya Gowda - Fiction

The New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author of SECRET DAUGHTER returns with an unforgettable story of family, responsibility, love, honor, tradition and identity, in which two childhood friends --- a young doctor and a newly married bride --- must balance the expectations of their culture and their families with the desires of their own hearts.