Nimi Kurian

Love to read… especially crime fiction. High point of my day would be a good cup of coffee and a book.


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Three things people don’t know about you?

Love chocolates, dreamer

What’s your greatest fear?


What is your greatest achievement?

Being able to write stories.

High point of your life?

My children

Low point of your life

It’s so low I will not mention it.

Which living person do you most admire?

Barrack Obama

Who is your favorite fictional hero?

Adam Dalgliesh

Who is your favorite fictional villain?

Count Fosco

Who are your favorite authors?

P D James, Raymond Chandler, Ruth Rendall, Dorothy L Sayers, Colin Dexter, M.C.Beaton and a host of others. Frankly, I like all books.

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

To Kill A Mocking Bird, Jane Eyre, Waiting for the Mahatama, The Moonstone, Scoop.

Is there a book you love to reread?

All books by Beatrix Potter, Enid Blyton and M C Beaton.

One Superpower you wish you had?

Would fly around everywhere

Your epitaph would read? /Last line in your biography would be?

Last line of the biography: If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop. ~ Orson Welles

If you had a time machine to take you back to any country and any time period, where would you choose to be for your childhood, adolosent , adult life and silver years?


If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?


Which book you wish you had written ?

Every one of them

When and where do you write ?

Anywhere… everywhere

Silence or music?


One phrase that you use most often?


Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?


What’s your guilty reading pleasure?

Reading 24x7

Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?


Nimi Kurian is a meticulous accountant but a romantic at heart. She is an avid reader of crime fiction but writes stories for children. Kurian’s love for Coonoor, the little hill town in the Nilgiri mountains where she grew up, is evident in her writing. She is married to Sridhar Doss and has two sons.
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