Beyond Secrets by Alka Dimri Saklani | Book Review
Noel is a counsellor, risking his career for volunteering in an orphanage.
Nidhi is an engineering student on the surface, but deep down a broken girl in search of some unanswered questions.
Appu is a sweet little orphan, unaware of the cruelties of the world.
Despite being miles apart their stories interweave in “Aashiyana”, the orphanage. Their little journey together changes their lives in ways they never imagined.
One recurring nightmare, one unexpected phone call, one stolen diary, many lies and secrets, and a calling from the past are just the highlights. And when they depart, they are not the same anymore.
They didn’t hurt each other, it was a game of destiny. Will they ever be able to rediscover themselves and more importantly, will their paths ever cross again?
Beyond Secrets is a novel with layers of suspense and different nuances of relationships. And one question that can’t have just one answer - How long does it take for a scar to heal?
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Beyond Secrets is the story of Noel and Nidhi, who come to the orphanage Aashiyana. Noel is a counselor and Nishi a college student. Both come there to volunteer, but they want to fill a void in their own lives and to find secrets from their past.
The story has some suspense and drama, a few poignant moments and a few interesting ideas. The characters have been developed well and are realistic and relatable. The story revolves around 3 main characters.