Mansion wasn’t really a mansion; it was just a ramshackle hut on a small
hill. But for Robert Pereira, it was better than any place he had seen
in his village Golvada. His chaddi buddies Anand and Baloo
lived there with their elder brother Dattya – his hero and the village
cricket team captain. Robert had named their hut, ‘Hill Mansion’, moved
by love for his buddies. It didn’t matter to him that they were the sons
of a domestic help.
loved Hill Mansion more than his own modern house, because the poor but
strong residents of Hill Mansion had given him the courage to live and
fight, bestowing on him the pet name Samson. On the other hand, his
siblings and village bullies made fun of his clumsiness and weakness,
and nicknamed him Pondya – an indolent, feeble fellow.
Will Robert be able to fight the village bullies and erase the shameful Pondya tag to his name? Will his love for his buddies stand the test of time and social barriers as he grows up?
is a tender story of friendship, love and brotherhood, loosely based on
the author’s childhood, which will kindle sweet memories as you read
On a hot, humid morning in May 1545, a joint conversion brigade
of the Portuguese King and the Pope set out to spread Christ’s message of love
and compassion, but they leave behind a deathly trail of murder and mayhem. Armed with a monstrous cannon and scores of firearms, the
brigade raids Princess Darshana Kamya
Kathodi’s palace in Tana, carrying for her and her people the King’s inviolable
conversion order ... sealed by the Pope’s promise of a new heaven. The beautiful, 18-year-old tribal princess fights back with her
ace archers’ poison arrows. Revenge of the Naked Princess shows how brutal, forced conversions
can blur the line between religion and carnage.
Supercop, Donald Fernandez declares an all-out war against the invincible Don,
Narayan Swamy, he fights back with a formidable Mafia — a
private army of armed thugs and a motley gang of corrupt police officers,
backed by powerful politicians. What follows is a battle of raw power, sleaze,
wits and dirty tactics by both the law breakers and the law enforcers blurring
boundaries between good and evil. To save his skin, the Don fires his most
lethal weapon, The Newsroom Mafia. In this
novel, veteran-journalist-turned-novelist, Oswald Pereira provides an insider's
view of the growing culture of planted news and reveals the fine line between
fact and fiction in the newsroom. A racy, compelling crime thriller, The Newsroom Mafia captures the unholy
alliance between the fourth estate, the underworld and the government.