Fantasy inspired by Indian mythology and folklore

Book cover for Notorious - magic academy trilogy fantasy inspired by Indian mythology

A rebellious Indian fae.

A brooding snake shifter.

A pacifist weretiger.

And a posh Brit yaksha.

Meet them all in this magic academy trilogy.


Legacies gets a Bollywood twist in this tale of screwups and second chances.


As the only child of a broke single mom, Mal Jones doesn’t mind breaking the law for cold, hard cash. Until now, her magic has kept her safe. But when the local police almost bust her, Mal can only lay low at Legend Valley Academy, a paranormal boarding school.

With a criminal on her tail—who thinks she’s a snitch—it’s the best place to hide. Right?

Wrong.

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Dive into this engrossing supernatural world for an intriguing mystery, enemies to lovers romance, and mythical monsters and creatures from every culture in the world!


About the author

SUDHA KURUGANTI writes fantasy that draws from Indian mythology and folklore.

Sudha’s short stories have been published in several anthologies and featured on All India Radio. She’s a commissioned artist for the Digital Writers’ Festival 2018.

Her books are inspired by Indian mythology, but they can be enjoyed by casual readers. When required, they include explanations of the myths and legends referenced in the book.

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Sudha Kuruganti has created a story with humor and an upbeat tone and plenty of witty dialogue. Notorious is a coming-of-age journey about a teenager who has the opportunity to change her circumstances with a paranormal school that will allow her to find herself, harness the best of her abilities, and even become a hero.

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Books by Sudha Kuruganti. Fantasy inspired by Indian mythology and folklore. Magic Academy trilogy, urban fantasy, and standalone clean paranormal romance.

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