The Face at the Window may be Kiran’s fifth novel, but it is her first attempt at penning horror fiction.
The former journalist is known for her romance novels like The Reluctant Detective and Once Upon a Crush. But the shift in creative direction is not as drastic as it seems, as she tells DESIblitz:
“I’ve always been a great fan of good horror writing in fiction and film. My preference has always been towards the paranormal rather than the slasher zombie variant of horror. It is only natural that someday I would write one of my own.
“I think the inexplicable is always something that has interested me. We live in a world where we experience just one of the dimensions. There are so many more levels of consciousness lying unexplored.”
When Kiran is not writing fiction, the Mumbai-based author is championing feminism in her columns and promoting creative writing.
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