Ashwin Sanghi ranks among India’s highest-selling authors of English fiction. He has written several bestsellers (The Rozabal Line, Chanakya’s Chant, The Krishna Key, The Sialkot Saga), a New York Times bestselling crime thriller called Private India (and its sequel Private Delhi), together with James Patterson. Sanghi has also penned a non-fiction title, 13 Steps to Bloody Good Luck and co-authored 13 Steps to Bloody Good Wealth. He was included by Forbes India in their Celebrity 100 and is a winner of the Crossword Popular Choice Award.
Ashok L. Rajani was educated in St. Mary’s High School, Chennai, Loyola College, Chennai and College of Engineering, Guindy. He joined Andhra Bank as a departmental officer in 1978, took the banking exam (CAIIB), completed an MBA (Finance) and went on to teach in the bank’s Staff Training College. After retiring, he taught himself the APA guidelines and edited engineering-related technical papers and Ph.D. theses of Indian and international candidates. He also taught freelance classes on communication skills and management for B.B.A. and M.B.A. students while editing several books for Indian, British and American authors.