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Ten-year old Lakshya Gaitonde dreams of following a career in cricket like his idol, Sunil Gavaskar. But destiny has other plans for him.

He loses his father, Police sub-inspector Rajaram Gaitonde in the Mumbai terror attack of March 1993. He decides to follow in his father’s footsteps and becomes a police officer.

In the July 2006 serial train blasts on the Mumbai suburban network, he loses his mother and fiancee.
In consultation with the Commissioner of Police, he devises a diabolical plan to crush the menace of terrorism at its roots.

Does he succeed? How does he manage to avenge the killing of his parents and his beloved? Why does he finally don saffron robes?
Read on…

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The Author

Akshay Shroff has been a successful advertising sales consultant of domestic and international media, spanning over three decades, first in New Delhi followed by Mumbai.

He has been associated with voluntary organizations like the Lions and the Junior Chamber International in senior positions and also with trade bodies like the Delhi Advertising Club and the Press Club of India.

Married to Jayna since February 1981, he has been a responsible family man, a doting father of Rohan and a loving father-in-law of Stuti. Has a Bon Vivant nature, nurturing friendships since over five decades. Travel, trekking, reading and writing have been his passionate hobbies. Lover of animals and Nature, dogs have been his companions on and off. While THE MONK is his debut novel, writing will now be his full time engagement.

What amazon readers have to say

This book has been loved by thousands . Here is some of the feedback we have received from our readers!

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I recommend THE MONK to my action loving friends ! It’s an amazing creation ! I wish the author brings out the sequel soon !

Arvind Narsima

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Being an avid book lover, I have possibly read almost all kind of books and trust me this book is GOOD. I love the way the author has described the things in minute details.

Ritesh Kapadia

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It was 100% entertaining and griping. I am very much sure this book is a bestseller and not to be missed.

Minesh Doshi

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I was surprised to see such a masterpiece which is claimed to be the debut novel of the Author. I would surely recommend this book to someone who would like to read something dynamic.

Nita Samantaray

“After a long time, a book which made me lose track of time. Racy, fast paced, dramatic and yet never losing the edge, it kept me glued till the last page.”

MONA

“The emotional, professional and spiritual journey of the protagonist is entertaining and informative. Author has done tremendous amount of research before penning down this book.”

Sanjay Grover

“I just loved the novel. It’s very very interesting from the time he becomes the ACP. Very good book.”

Vinayak Shenoy

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About the Author: Akshay Shroff has been a successful advertising sales consultant of domestic and international media, spanning over three decades, first in New Delhi followed by Mumbai…

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“The Monk’’ is the debut novel of “Mr. Akshay Shroff’’. The story is centred  to a ten-year old Lakshya Gaitonde who dreams of following a career in cricket like his idol, Sunil Gavaskar. But destiny…

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