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While born in India, Laxmi Hariharan has lived in Singapore and Hong Kong and is now based in London. She has written for various publications including The Times of India, The Independent and Asian Age.  When not writing, this chai-swigging technophile indulges her inner geek. Her debut novel The Destiny of Shaitan recently won the 2012 Readers' Choice Award and is currently available on Amazon.

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