In the Name of Love by Sam MukherjeeIn the Name of Love by Sam Mukherjee

In the Name of Love

bySam Mukherjee

Paperback | November 30, 2012

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In the Name of Love is a thriller about the sex slave trade chock full of believable, well-developed compelling characters. Two women are the central focus of the novel - the one an unscrupulous criminal, the other her victim. Rimana, a young Indian woman, is thrilled to be headhunted by a company in Canada and pleased to escape her mother's expectations of marriage. On the flight to Canada she meets Jug, a young Canadian man whose mother was Indian, and by the time they arrive in Toronto they are well on their way to falling in love. When Rimana doesn't contact Jug after arrival he begins to worry that something bad has happened to her. Through a series of efforts to find her as well as one lucky coincidence, he and his two best friends, the daredevil Omar Khazana, and the over-cautious movie buff, Mark Willis, manage against all odds to rescue Rimana from the Yemeni sheik who has bought her and the traffickers who want her returned to the sheik. Along the way we learn the back-stories of two of the leaders of human trafficking rings who have themselves been shaped by violence and human trafficking. A woman named Nadira, who runs the opulent Toronto brothel, Paradise, and Sultan, a pimp who was mutilated as a result of his love for a trafficked prostitute that got away, and now runs a rival gang. With both Nadira's goons and the police hot on the heels of Jug, Ramina, and Jug's two friends, they realize that their only chance of survival is to enlist the support of Sultan, Nadira's rival. Sultan offers them protection and uses them to trap Nadira. But can they survive Nadira's wrath and cunning, as well as Sultan's keen desire for revenge, or will they eventually become pawns in another gangster's world? The novel exposes the ongoing existence of human trafficking in affluent countries, the violence that accompanies it, and the system of corruption and willing johns and buyers who keep it in business.
Sam Mukherjee's first novel, Chopped Green Chillies in Vanilla Ice Cream was released by Rupa Publications, one of the largest trade publishers in India in 2011. He is a Senior Writer with Globalom Media and has written over 1000 articles. He acquired a Diploma in Writing for Film, TV and Interactive Media from the Vancouver Film Schoo...
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Title:In the Name of LoveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:260 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:November 30, 2012Publisher:Inanna PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1926708792

ISBN - 13:9781926708799

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Riveting! When you think you know where the story line is going to go ... it doesn't. Can hardly wait for Sam's next book.
Date published: 2013-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Riveting! When you think you know where the story line is going to go ... it doesn't. Can hardly wait for Sam's next book.
Date published: 2013-03-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Light, easy read Quick read - action packed, like watching a Bollywood Blockbuster. Heroes, side-kicks, villains and a damsel in distress - it's got it all. Take a peek at the seedy underbelly that exists in all big cities.
Date published: 2013-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gripping story Sex trafficking is a big problem in our world today and we get a glimpse of the sad world of trafficking in Canada. Great story with a nail biting finish.
Date published: 2013-03-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Thriller! I couldn't put down the book from the minute I started to read it. I loved how I could picture some scenes so vividly in my head since the story takes place in Toronto.
Date published: 2013-02-25