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Author: Payal Dhar
Publisher: Rupa Publications India (30-Dec-17)
Edition: 30-Dec-17
ISBN-13: 9788129149626
Publishing year: Rupa Publications India
No of pages: 152
Weight: 172g
Language: English
Book binding: Paperback

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Payal Dhar has been making up stories all her life. Sometimes she has got into trouble for them, but sometimes they have been published as novels and short stories, mostly for young people. She?s also a freelance editor and writer and writes on computers, technology, books, reading, games, travel and anything else that catches her interest. When nobody?s looking, she either has her nose in a book, is surfing the internet or battling evil in a computer game. She lives in new Delhi, India.

Thirteen-year-old Laila is mad about cricket, but ever since her favourite player admitted to match-fixing, she wonders if she could love the game again. All this is complicated further when she discovers that her school is going to be home to the town?s first ever girls? cricket club. Can her hero?s betrayal and her love for the game coexist? Meanwhile, working on a school project about their town?s historical spots, Laila and her friends stumble upon a series of apparently unrelated questions that point to a mystery just begging to be solved. What is the secret behind the new owners of Laila's erstwhile secret hideout, old mister Marshall's house? Who are the anonymous benefactors who have sponsored the renovation of Laila's school? What is the secret behind the new girl jasmine?s grumpiness and why is she so good at cricket? Laced with a niggling mystery, some nail-biting cricket and a few precarious friendships, this book is sure to leave you asking for more.