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Brotherhood Chronicle Crime Trilogy

$1,072 of $3,000 goal

Raised by 16 people in 1 month


Support Independent Literature and Multicultural Voices!

We need your help to publish three books in a unique crime thriller series, The Brotherhood Chronicle by acclaimed independent author Tejas Desai ( http://tejas-desai.com)

Mr. Desai is the author of Good Americans (2013), the first book in The Human Tragedy series, as well as the founder and leader of The New Wei Literary Movement. 

The Brotherhood Chronicle is an international crime trilogy set in New York City, Thailand, India and the American South. It starts off when Priya Mehta, a promising college student, jumps out of her dorm room to her death in New York City. As Niral Solanke, a down on his luck private investigator, looks into her demise, he is drawn into many different worlds--of high finance, Hindu religious organizations, the art community, strip clubs and ethnic criminal gangs. What follows is his journey and transformation--physical, vocational, mental, spiritual--as more mysteries are uncovered. We also follow the stories of many other multicultural characters--financiers, politicians, drug dealers, prostitutes, military generals, police officers, housewives--as they try to survive and make sense of the world they live in, informed and influenced by Hindu, Buddhist, Islamic, Christian and atheistic philosophy and thought.

This campaign is specifically geared to help finance the publication of the second edition of the first book, The Brotherhood . It was initially published in 2012 and is still available, but a new second edition will contain many additional features, including a preface by the author describing The Brotherhood's evolution, an introduction by another independent author regarding its interest to Queens, a detailed map of New York City, a list of characters, an enhanced Glossary of Hindu Terms, a study guide, trivia questions and a peek at the upcoming second volume, The Run and Hide.

The book needs copyediting, proofreading, cover design, formatting and publicity, among other things. During the first three months of the campaign, we hope to raise funds for these things and begin implementation, which we will then be accelerated during the following three month run up to publication. 

The planned publication of the entire series is as follows:

September 16, 2018: The Brotherhood, Second Edition
September 16, 2019: The Run and Hide
September 16, 2020: The Dance Towards Death

Please donate as much as you would like and remember you are supporting dynamic, independent literature and publication. We hope to have your support!
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Author Tejas Desai's update on the progress of The Brotherhood Chronicle Crime Trilogy campaign at the three week mark. Thanks again for everyone's support!
https://www.gofundme.com/brotherhood-chronicle-crime-trilogy #crowdfunding #crime fiction #trilogy
Brotherhood Chronicle 3 Week Update
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Isn't there someone in your life constantly trying to convince you to look at life through their eyes? In The Brotherhood by Tejas Desai, Private Investigator Niral Solanke is inundated: from financier Vishal Patel, to artist Lauren Juvonich-Adams, to custodian Lance Portman, to religious fanatic Amrat Mehta, everyone wants him to see things, and do things, their way. This complicates his journey towards solving the murder of college student Priya Mehta, as he must shift identities, visions, and alliances. Find out what happens in his journey across all three books by supporting the publication of The Brotherhood Chronicle Crime Trilogy:

https://www.gofundme.com/brotherhood-chronicle-crime-trilogy
Vishal, Niral-The Brotherhood by Desai
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Happy Easter Everyone! 2 weeks into the fundraising campaign for The Brotherhood Chronicle Crime Trilogy we've already raised $750 out of the $3000 goal. There's still plenty to be raised and work to be done to get this great series out there but here's another thank you and update from the author. And yes, those are VHS tapes of great films in the background
Thank you 2 Weeks-Author Tejas Desai
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Every book needs a love interest, right? Tejas Desai's The Brotherhood has several, one of which is Niral and Metal. In the first book, both have failed at their respective artistic endeavors and are looking for a new purpose in life. Both evolve over the course of the three book trilogy, as does their relationship. Want to find out what happens? Consider contributing to the publication campaign of The Brotherhood Chronicle Crime Trilogy!
Metal and Niral-The Brotherhood by Desai
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