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Tarun Shanker


Tarun Shanker

Mild-mannered assistant by day, milder-mannered writer by night, Tarun Shanker is a New York University graduate currently living in Los Angeles. His idea of paradise is a place where kung-fu movies are projected on clouds, David Bowie’s music fills the air and chai tea flows freely from fountains.

His first novel, THESE VICIOUS MASKS, co-written with Kelly Zekas, will be released by Swoon Reads / Macmillan on February 9th, 2016. It is the first of a trilogy.

Tarun Shanker

Books by Tarun Shanker

by Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 13+

England, 1883. On the run with the grieving Sebastian, Evelyn wants two things: to be reunited with her friends and to get revenge on Captain Goode. Evelyn is determined to make Captain Goode pay for what he's done, but is her revenge worth risking the lives of Sebastian and her friends? Or is it better to flee the city and focus on staying alive? And with the Captain spreading lies about Sebastian in an attempt to flush them out of hiding and turn the populace against them, does she even have a choice at all?

Written by Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas. - Fantasy, Fiction, History, Romance, Young Adult 14+
England, 1883. Still recovering from the loss of her beloved sister, Evelyn is determined to use her powers to save other gifted people from those who would harm them. But when her rescue of a young telekinetic girl goes terribly wrong, Evelyn finds herself indebted to a secret society devoted to recruiting and protecting people like Evelyn and her friends. But Evelyn can't help fearing the Society is more sinister than it appears...
by Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas - Historical Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

England, 1882. When her beloved sister, Rose, mysteriously vanishes. Evelyn ignores her parents and travels to London to find her, accompanied by the dashing Mr. Kent. A reclusive young gentleman, Sebastian Braddock, is also searching for her, claiming that both sisters have special healing powers. Evelyn is convinced that Sebastian must be mad, until she discovers that his strange tales of extraordinary people are true―and that her sister is in graver danger than she feared.