The Dark Romance

By Ankit Gusain

‘Dark Romance’, is a story of two lovers caught up in the narrow minded attitude of village thinking. Superstition and dark spirits that the villagers’ believe in add their bit in making their life a living hell. The lovers, Priyanka and Ashu, meet clandestinely and their love develops and grows for each other. Things begin to go well for them, but then things take a dark twist … Ashu does everything in his power to get Priyanka, the love of his life, out of this darkness. But her family is out to get his blood… Will Ashu and Priyanka ever be able to get out of the clutches of the darkness and the evil that has over shadowed their lives? Will the family and the villagers’ overcome their superstition, their old fashioned village thinking and allow the two lovers to find their happiness? Or will the ‘dark romance’ never find the light of day…

Ankit Gusain
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Ankit Gusain was born in Agrora, a small village in Pauri district. Later, he settled in Dehradun. He completed his schooling from Wisdom Academy and The Indian Cambridge School, Dehradun. From childhood he had a keen interest in reading and writing, with comic books being his favourite. He had always wanted to become a writer. After schooling, he joined Uttaranchal Institute of Technology (now Uttaranchal University) for an engineering program. During engineering, he decided to utilize his skill in writing efficiently. The Dark Romance is his debut novel and he has great expectation from this book. Munsi Premchand, Chetan Bhagat, and Stephenie Meyer are his favourite authors. Now, he is working on his next novel. Other then reading and writing, he likes to spend time with his friends, watching TV and discussing about mysterious things. His aspiration is to become one of the prominent writers. You could contact him at ankitkumargusain@gmail.com, ankit.gusain.167@facebook.com and on his facebook page– The Dark Romance.