Shilpi’s third novel, The Seekers, has been sold to William Morrow Books (Harper Collins US) and Harper Collins Canada and is slated for publication in 2019.


The Golden Son, Shilpi's second novel, is a #1 international bestseller, USA Today bestseller, Target Book Club Pick, and won the French literary prize Prix des Lyceens Folio.

#1 International Bestseller

Secret Daughter, Shilpi's debut novel published in 2010, has sold more than a million copies worldwide in over 30 countries and languages. It was a New York Times bestseller and #1 international bestseller.

  • Shortlisted for South African Boeke Literary Prize

  • Longlisted for IMPAC Dublin International Literary Award

  • Target Book Club Pick

  • IndieNEXT Great Read

  • ChaptersIndigo Heather's Pick

  • Bestseller in New York Times, USA Today, and 7 other countries