Taking the Taj is a fast-paced page-turner where seven seasoned terrorists take international hostages in the Taj Mahal. This jewel of Mughal art and architecture and the cynosure of the world of romance, is an awe-inspiring presence in the book.
On a hot summer day, in the middle of the afternoon, a group of terrorists walk in, shoot down a few security people and take over the Taj Mahal. They wire it to explode and take hostage eleven of the world’s top CEO’s, representing companies with a net worth of over 300 billion dollars, who are visiting the Taj. Their demand, the release of one of the world’s top terrorists scheduled to be hanged the day after.
This novel is a nail-biting, adrenaline-pumping account of what happens over the next twenty-four hours. Inside the Taj a young historian races to uncover a dramatic secret. It is a four-hundred-year-old secret as surprising as it is shocking, and capable of changing the way we look at the Taj . . . forever!