BUNDI PALACE AND FORT

In the historical novels India Treasures and India Fortunes, the fictional fortress and town of Mangarh are modeled in large part on the town and fortress/palace of Bundi in Rajasthan. If an Indian town can appropriately be called “charming,” perhaps

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India Treasures sample

The Mangarh Treasure, Part One Rajasthan State, 19 June 1975 C.E. As Vijay Singh drew nearer to Mangarh, the dread of being exposed as an imposter threatened to overwhelm him. He realized how tightly he clenched the seat’s sticky vinyl,

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Jodhpur Fort

This impressive fortress-palace, one of the largest in Rajasthan, is a popular tourist attraction. Straddling a huge rock outcropping, it dominates the city. The setting inspired the immense fortress of Mangarh in my historical novels, a key element of the

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