Friday, November 27, 2015

Only Wheat Not White

Only Wheat not White
by Varsha Dixit

GENRE: Contemporary  Romance

What if following your heart means failing your family?
Eila Sood leaves India for the U.S.,  hoping to unite her family and mend fences with her estranged older sister. She soon learns that her sister’s intercultural marriage, which outraged their parents, has hit rock bottom. 
To help pay the bills, Eila accepts an accounting job at a strip club, working for the fascinating yet infuriating Brett Wright. 
As their friendship and mutual desire builds, Eila chooses keeping family peace 
over following her heart. After Brett misinterprets her fears and accuses Eila of prejudice, his ex-girlfriend steps in to offer solace. Eila realizes that whichever choice she makes will rip her life apart. 
What will Eila choose? Love of her life or a life ruled by tradition? Fall in love with love, in this steamy saga from a best selling romance author.


Miserable, Eila bobbed her head not looking at Brett.
Walking away from you again is killing me.
For her part, Eila began a new phase of her life with the strictest of rules.

Rule number 1: Always take big portions of dessert after dinner. This will eradicate the craving for comfort food later when you are up the whole night.

Rule number 2: Do not look at couples. Better still, glare at them or imagine them as incestuous siblings. Yuck!

Rule number 3: In public, as in with anyone other than yourself, keep your lips stretched and show teeth.

Rule number 4: Thanks to Rule number 3, always keep lip-gloss handy, for dry lips are painful to stretch.
Also, horde ice packs and tea bags for under the eyes dark circles.

Rule number 5: Avoid anything that begins with the letter B, be it bread, biscuits, baseball or bayonets. Also make sure to personally shred napkins, pages, office memos and toilet paper filled with doodles of HIS name.

Rule number 6: Say NO to Italian food.

Rule number 7: In the near future – we are talking about the next twenty years – try and reduce the number of times you view HIS social networking page, which has not been updated for over ninety days.

Rule number 8: Seriously, only read the bestselling books in horror and self-help genres. The former will help you kill time by making you sweat, shake and fear your own reflection, thereby distracting you from HIS thoughts.
And the latter will help you fall asleep faster than any over-the-counter sleeping pills.

Rule number 9: Remember you are not a teenager, so you are too old to hate your parents.

Rule number 10: Always remember to breathe in and out and put one foot in the front of the other.

INTERVIEW with Varsha Dixit      

Q: What is something you’ve lied about?        

A: I try not to lie. However when someone asks me to comment on something they wrote I always say its awesome and they should keep at it. For writers especially new one can be sensitive.

Q: Who is the last person you hugged?

A: Probably my husband because he is so huggable.

Q: What are you reading now?

A: ‘The Girl On The Train’ by Paula Hawkins

Q: How do you come up with the titles to your books?

A: They usually come to me when I’m preoccupied doing something else. For e.g. the title of my debut best seller, Right Fit Wrong Shoe came to me when I was driving back from my daughter’s school and my sandal broke.
Similarly the title of Only Wheat Not White came to me when I was buying bread. I run the titles past my girl friends and a few others.  Then I go with the majority.

Q: Share your dream cast for your book.

A: I can see Priyanka Chopra as Eila and Chris Pines as Brett.

AUTHOR Bio and Links:

Varsha Dixit is the best selling author of four successful contemporary romance books. Her

debut book, Right Fit Wrong Shoe was a national bestseller for the year 2010. Varsha was a

part of the Indian Television Industry and worked as an assistant director and online editor. She

considers herself a dreamer who thinks deep but writes light. Even though creativity is gender

free, Varsha feels blessed and enriched to be a woman. Currently, with her family, Varsha

resides in CA, USA.


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  1. Happy to be a part of this tour, thank you for sharing!

  2. Hi Laura, thank you for hosting the tour ��

  3. Replies
    1. Thank you Rita. Hope you read the book someday. Happy Thanksgiving :)

  4. Enjoyed the excerpt, sounds like a terrific read, thanks for sharing!

    1. Thank you for the positive vibe, hope you read it someday.

  5. This book sounds great and I would love to read it. ty.

    1. Hi Bridget, thank you for the encouraging words. Hope you find the time to read it some day. :)

  6. Thanks for sharing the interview and excerpt, I enjoyed reading them. :)

  7. Sounds great! Thanks for the introduction to a new to me author!

  8. Sounds great! Thanks for the introduction to a new to me author!

    1. Thank you Glenda. I'm enjoying meeting you all. Hopefully someday you will find time to read my book.

  9. Thank you Betty. Am glad you enjoyed it. Have a nice weekend.

  10. Hilarious excerpt and good interview. I loved both. Thank you.


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