New Release!

It has been a while since my last post, but I have a very good reason for the prolonged silence as I have been busy completing my latest novel, “Written in the Stars” which took me almost twelve months to finish. And here is the Press Release to announce my book, which I hope you will enjoy reading.

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A story of courage, survival and triumph holds a message of hope
and empowerment to all those who face life’s challenges
Nalini de Sielvie announces the release of Written in the Stars’
MELBOURNE, Australia – Nalini de Sielvie announces release
of “Written in the Stars” the story of a young girl’s incredible courage
against all odds to achieve her dreams and success as she rises from rags to riches that inspires and
empowers women of all ages.
Anusha’s life changes dramatically when she is orphaned at 8 years old and spends the next few years as
a servant. Abducted from her village in Sri Lanka one day, she is forced into child labor but escapes soon
after, only to be captured by people smugglers. Anusha ends up at a detention center on Christmas Island
along with a few surviving refugees when the smugglers are ship-wrecked in Australian waters and she is
sent to Western Australia where she grows up to be a beautiful young girl. Her unusual beauty though
attracts the attention of a much-married, older mining-magnate who is determined to marry her.
However, her life is in danger as the millionaire’s family resent his beautiful young wife and plot to get rid of her.
“This story has adventure, romance, suspense, humanitarian issues that most people care about, and is
set in exotic Sri Lanka and beautiful Western Australia. It deals with current social issues such as child
abduction and slavery, people smugglers who still try to enter Australia illegally with their cargoes of
‘Boat People.’ The plight of refugees held in detention centers in Australia. The problems facing new
migrants trying to settle in a new country and migrant adolescent issues, such as racism and bullying in
schools,” de Sielvie says.
When asked what she wants readers to take away from this book, she answers, “An inspirational message of empowerment that nothing is impossible in life if you believe in yourself and work towards your goals no matter what challenges you face.”