Seasoned Author of Multiple Crime thrillers| Dr. Ruby Gupta

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Dr Ruby Gupta is an award-winning bestselling author who initially chose to study science, then switched to creative writing, dabbled in journalism, was awarded two gold medals for English literature, earned a PhD and thereafter joined the world of academics. 

She was honoured as the International Writer-in-Residence at the International Agatha Christie Festival in Torquay, Devon, England in Sep 2022Her conspiracy thriller The Secret of Leifeng Pagoda was unveiled at this Fest. This espionage novel is inspired by the true events of the mysterious deaths of Indian nuclear scientists and is being adapted on screen by Almighty Motion Picture.

She is an awardee of the GSE as Cultural Ambassador for USA by Rotary International, the recipient of the Pratibha Samman Award for Journalism and has published the following books:

1. The Secret of Leifeng Pagoda, Vishwakarma Publications, 2022.

2. No Illusions in Xanadu, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

3. A Degree in Death, Alchemy Publishers, 2012
4. Maya – A Novel, Pilgrims Publishing, 2009
5. Khushwant Singh: Reality and Myth, Classical Publishing Co., 2003
6. The Fulfilment: A Collection of Short Stories, Har-Anand Publications, 1996
7. Basic Technical Communication, Cambridge University Press, 2009
8. Advanced Technical Communication, Cambridge University Press, 2010

9. Creativity Decoded: Mind and Art of Selected Poets, Indian Military Academy, 2017.

Two of her short stories have been published in the first ever collaboration between Romedy Now and Penguin Random House in the following Anthology:

1. You Are All I Need, Penguin Ebury Press, 2020.

Her unputdownable bestseller novel, A Degree in Death was Long Listed for the Crossword Award 2013

The internationally renowned Bloomsbury Publishing (publisher of the Harry Potter Books) has published her murder mystery novel, No Illusions in Xanadu.

Of her nine books, five are fiction and four are non-fiction. Her forte is crime fiction and her recent novels – The Secret of Leifeng PagodaA Degree in Death and No Illusions in Xanadu are suspense thrillers, featuring the intriguingly dapper detective, the world-renowned, nano-expert, Professor Shantanu Bose. 

Her novels have received rave reviews in The Hindu, India Today, Spectrum – The Sunday Tribune, The Times of India, The New Indian Express, The Tribune, The Pioneer, Garhwal Post, The Telegraph, Hindustan, The Doon Times, various online platforms like Different Truths, The Citizen, Kitaab, The Hans India, etc.

Her books on Technical Communication, published by Cambridge University Press, have been included in the syllabi of various universities and till date have sold more than a lakh copies.

She has worked as the regional correspondent for Mirror Today magazine, feature writer for The Tribune and M.P. Chronicle, and columnist for The Free Press Journal

She has published over 50 short stories, articles, interviews and poems in prestigious national and international magazines and newspapers. Her numerous research papers have been published/presented in National and International Journals/Conferences. 

She has been teaching MBA/B.Tech/BA/BSc students and guiding PhD scholars for over 25 years. She was the Coordinator, DIT-MIT (USA) research programme, and Coordinator, TEQIP (Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme), World Bank Project under MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development), Govt of India. 

An avid traveller and adventure lover, she has explored England, Poland, USA, Vatican City, Scotland, China, France, Egypt, Slovakia, Hungary, Italy, Thailand, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, New Zealand, Ireland and Switzerland.  
Currently she is working as Professor and HOD Humanities, at the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, and is working on her next crime thriller novel.

You can check out her books on below links

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