THE NEW DEWTAS: THE RISE OF RUDRA BY SURAJ KOTHIYAL

TITLE: THE NEW DEWTAS
AUTHOR: SURAJ KOTHIYAL
PUBLISHER: LEADSTART PUBLISHING PRIVATE LTD
PAGES: 201
GENRE: FICTION

BOOK BLURB:
Neer, the head priest of the Himalayas, is troubled by the horrifying visions in his dream. On Ganga Maiyya's behest, he embarks on a journey to the doomed island of Bali. The island, plagued with cyclic torments of Sekala and Neskala and suffering from constant rainfall, faces an imminent danger of drowning in sea. However, Neer's power was no match for the strong evil forces that kidnapped the king and the queen, activating the volcano of Mt Agung. With the neighboring king of Java on his toes to attack and conquer the struggling island of Bali, will the gritty prince Erlangga, assisted by Neer, be able to save his kingdom? Read to find out how people turn towards the new dewtas introduced by Neer as the end becomes evident and how Eka-dasa-Rudra helps in arousing the most furious energy of this world, Rudra.



BOOK REVIEW:
The story revolves around Neer, the head priest from Himalayas. He gets these horrifying visions in his dreams about the doomed  island of Bali. He decides to help the people of Bali. Not just this, he is also gifted with one blue stone which is a powerful stone. The book starts with Neer's journey to islands of Bali , where he meets the prince of Bali Erlangga and share his visions about the Bali. Together they decide to help this Island of Bali which is suffering from constant rainfall and faces an imminent danger of drowning in seas. Neer uses his intelligence and his strong will power to save the island but evil forces are much more stronger. Neer comes up with the idea of introducing new Dewtas which can help in saving this island. Will he be able to introduce new Dewtas and will he be successful in saving kindgdom of Bali? To know more you'll have to read this intriguing book- The New Dewtas.

The cover image is attractive and the title is apt. I am really impressed with the writing style of the author. I would highly recommend this book to everyone and I am sure you'll find this book truly engaging!

RATING: I would like to give it 5/5 stars.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Suraj Kothiyal, hails from the beautiful city of Dehradun with his family roots belonging to the Himalayan region. His parents are teacher by profession, brother works in a software firm and wife is a dance teacher. A mechanical engineer and an MBA in marketing, Suraj, had five years of corporate experience before he started his own entrepreneurial journey.
Today Suraj’s construction firm develops beautiful living spaces for its customers in Dehradun.
Apart from marketing and construction, Suraj has keen interest in writing. He has been writing since childhood. Initially the hobby started out as writing poems in Hindi for school magazine. His love of poetry continues, and his collection of Hindi poems can be seen on his personal blog that goes by “poems.surajkothiyal.com”. As a child, whenever Suraj went close to the mighty mountains of Himalayas, they whispered a story in his ears. These stories later ignited a passion in him to write historic fictions and it’s his endeavor to bring to light the highly diversified and rich culture across the world. This book is inspired by a popular folklore in Bali that talks of a Hindu saint namely, Maharishi Markandeya, who came to Bali from India and introduced Hinduism on the scenic island.

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