Shambala Junction by Mukherjee Dipika
Iris an American is visiting India for the first time with her fiancee and not enjoying the trip. When she steps down from the train at Shambala Junction to buy a bottle of water little does she know that her life will radically change. Stranded at the small town she becomes involved in a local stall-holder's battle to recover a lost child - one which is about to be sold to a rich Westerner. Fighting corruption and bureaucracy for the sake of the child she discovers not only herself - but friendship courage and a love of India in all its colorful contradictions.