In the ancient city of Ujjayani, the stars align to decide the fate of two starcursed lovers...
Born under the curse of Mars, brilliant and beautiful Leelavati, daughter of the famed astronomer and mathematician Bhaskaracharya, knows she can never wed. But when her childhood friend, the handsome and rich Rahul Nagarseth, returns from sea, their attraction is rekindled under stormy monsoon skies.
As Leela, forced by fate to relinquish Rahul, finds solace in teaching at her father’s observatory, a fleeting alignment of the stars is discovered that can help overcome her curse. But Rahul is called away on a war to defend his kingdom. Can he return in time or will she lose him forever to the will of the planets?
Set in turbulent twelfth-century India, against the backdrop of the savage wars waged by Muhammad of Ghor and his band of Turkis, Starcursed is a sweeping tale of science, romance and adventure that will transport its readers to another world.