A Surgeon Meets a Soldier in Manisha Rathi’s New Novel

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A teenager finds her soul mate on a dark and stormy night in ‘The Connection’.

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“A touch of mystery and suspense makes it an attractive and entertaining package.”

The Connection: A Surgeon and a Soldier” (published by iUniverse), Manisha Rathi’s new novel, tells a contemporary love story, offering readers hope and a positive outlook on life, as well as a bit of humor, suspense and respite from their daily issues and struggles.

Sameena is a teenager, who collides with a strong and handsome army officer, Jai, in a thunderstorm. They realize they have found “the one” in each other.

Army life is exciting for Sameena, she experiences it after she hears about it from Jai. She learns how to wield a surgical knife and use firearms with equal ease and skill. There is heartbreak as Jai meets with a fatal accident just before they marry. Sameena lives with his memories sustaining her.

When she travels to the exotic land of Egypt, she meets a man who saves her life. Will she get over her loss and move on, or will the love she has for Jai result in…

Rathi believes the emotional subject matter in “The Connection” will have universal resonance for readers. “Love fascinates and elevates us,” she says. “A touch of mystery and suspense makes it an attractive and entertaining package.”

“The Connection”
By Manisha Rathi
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 216 pages | ISBN 9781475989304
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 216 pages | ISBN 9781475989298
E-Book | 216 pages | ISBN 9781475989311
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Manisha Rathi is a professor of ophthalmology with several national and international presentations and publications to her credit. She is a surgeon, is married to an army officer and has a 17-year-old son.

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on BarnesandNoble.com. iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations – self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Ind., iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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