My dear readers and friends: Today is the official launch date of my first novel – Karma and the Art of Butter Chicken. So many of you have already ordered it and I am so grateful to you for your support!

We are doing a fun giveaway today to celebrate the book and I hope you will share it with family and friends!

Karma and the Art of Butter Chicken (Bodes Well Publishing, 2016) ebook is now out!

Karma and the Art of Butter Chicken paperback now available in the US! 



The giveaway includes some terrific merchandise from my food and writer buddies! I have no financial affiliation with any of these folks and they have been so kind to provide these products.. I am truly very grateful!!

So –  if you win the giveaway – here is what you get —

  1. My super talented friend Alison Stein has created a wonderful line of hand-made jewelry called The Due East Collection. One of her pieces is an ode to the the book. Featured here and it is yours to win! See below on how to enter. This is Alison’s first foray in jewelry making and I just adore her work. (PS the color of the beads you receive maybe different than the color featured here)13767221_10154483016279388_1387855234353718230_o
  2. One of my most fav food people, Maya Kaimal, has kindly given us this wonderful basket of her terrific food products. And it can be yours!! mayakaimal_gift-basket-v2
  3. Finally, of course, books! I will be providing the winner with autographed copies of The Devil in Us, A Life of Spice and Karma and the Art of Butter Chicken. Author not included in giveaway. 😉cswzuw2wiaaf4ma

To enter:

  1. You must be a resident of the US. We can only ship to US (non Po. Box) addresses
  2. We request that you tweet/FB this giveaway to help us spread the word. Once you do that, post a comment here and tell us you did so
  3. Please follow @MayaKaimalFoods and @AlisonJStein and @mbhide on Twitter.
  4. That is it! Post a little note here in the comment section letting us know you shared and followed!
  5. A random winner will be picked on Sept 19th at 9:00 am est time. We will inform you if you win
  6. Void where prohibited

Thanks for entering!

If you want to cook the butter chicken, I am delighted to offer you a free Karma and the Art of Butter Chicken Cookbook  — Once you confirm your subscription to my newsletter,  you will receive not one but TWO free e-cookbooks – CLICK HERE FOR FREE E-COOBOOKS 


Karma and the Art of Butter Chicken (Bodes Well Publishing, 2016) ebook is now out!

Karma and the Art of Butter Chicken paperback now available in the US! 

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  1. Exciting! Followed and posted on Twitter!

  2. Shared. Followed. So proud of my virtual colleagues!

  3. What an amazing giveaway! Followed all on Twitter and shared the post on Twitter too @happyandharried 🙂

  4. Happy Dance!!! Best Wishes Monica…Follow your dreams….ALWAYS!!! dont have a twitter acct, but shared on FB

    1. You are the winner!! Do send me your mailing address so that I can get all the materials to you!

  5. I shared, baby doll, even if I don’t live in the US… <3

    1. Bless your sweet heart, lady!

  6. Tweeted and followed. Love the cover of your new book and can’t wait to read the inside!

  7. It’s my pleasure to tweet and post about this! So very excited and delighted for you. And happy to have new friends on Twitter <3

  8. Hi Monica! I shared on FB and Twitter and I’m now following all of you on twitter!

  9. Posted and shared. Can’t wait to read new book!

  10. So excited! I shared and followed. Love the bracelet. If I don’t win, I’ll still buy it.

    1. I bought one…love the bracelet.

  11. Just posted this giveaway! I can’t wait to read your new book and have cook butter chicken from your recipe!

  12. Nice! I Tweeted (@TamraPhe) & shared on Facebook (Tamra Phelps). I also followed all 3 on Twitter.

  13. Followed and shared. So excited for you, Monica. The book is amazing.

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