When Rhea Khanna is dumped by her boyfriend of four years just days before her marriage , the only thing she wants to do is to get out of the city to clear her head. The opportunity presents itself immediately when her aunt, a retired school headmistress, invites her aboard a Mediterranean AI Last Updated : 25 June 2015 cruise. As Rhea struggles to cope with her grief of being dumped at the altar, she finds herself getting attracted to the seemingly involved Kamal Shahani-the infuriatingly attractive ex-student of her aunt and a hot shot entrepreneur. To add to the confusion, Sonia, Kamal's very attractive ex-girlfriend boards the ship in a bid to win him back. Will Rhea heal her broken heart, or will she end up even more shattered than she was when she got on this cruise?
About the Author
Kiran Manral was a journalist before she quit to be full-time mommy. She was a blogger�columnist on gender issues for Tehelka, and her blogs were among India�s top blogs. Her debut novel, The Reluctant Detective, was published by Westland in 2012, and her second novel, Once upon a Crush, was published by Leadstart in 2014. She is on the planning board of the Kumaon Literary Festival and on the advisory board of Literature Studio, Delhi.
Ratings and Reviews
4 Ratings &
Very predictable storyline but the character of Rhea is very relateable. What I really enjoyed is the author's way of writing. Very lucid and comprehensive narration. A good fun read. Three stars.
After reading the book now I know why the title has an exclamation mark and it is very apt. Rhea Khanna and Kamal Shahani are all in and how! More than they know! Here is a romance that will find approval with lovers of love all over. It has all the elements for a perfect romance read. The strength of Kiran’s book lies with believable characters, loveable family and a cruise that each one of us would love to be a part of. On top of that she has added a bit of a suspense and crime; what more ...
It is an adventure the moment you step out of your fiction world to reality. Look at it as an adventure, a story you could tell when you get back to your senses. And so, this novel ‘ALL ABOARD’ takes you on this exotic Mediterranean cruise with Rhea after her obnoxious fiancé Samir dumps her unceremoniously leaving her with honeymoon reservations and trousseau.
Some book titles are mysterious, some provocative, and some inexplicable but a few stories are true to their title and this novel is...