Born in New Delhi, Tanushree Podder worked in the corporate sector for eight long years before she quit the rat race to start writing. A well-known travel writer and novelist, she is passionate about travelling and writing. Climate change and environment are of special interest to her. She has written nine novels. Among her books are Nur Jahan’s Daughter, Boots Belts Berets, On the Double, Escape from Harem, A Closetful of Skeletons, Before You Breathe and No Margin for Error. Her book Decoding the Feronia Files is the first Indian cli-fi thriller. Two of her books, Boots Belts Berets and On the Double have been acquired for adaptation into web series. The Teenage Diary of Rani Laxmibai is her tenth book. She lives with her husband in Pune.