Literary Fiction

In March 2017, Nillu Nasser signed a three-book deal with Evolved Publishing: ALL THE TOMORROWS (6 November 2017), HIDDEN COLOURS (3 December 2018) and AN OCEAN OF MASKS (coming 2022).


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Evolved Publishing (Nov 2018) / Jessica West (ed.) / D. Robert Pease (cover art)

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Sometimes we can’t escape the webs we are born into. Sometimes we are the architects of our own fall.

Akash Choudry wants a love for all time, not an arranged marriage. Still, under the weight of parental hopes, he agrees to one. He and Jaya marry in a cloud of colour and spice in Bombay. Their marriage has barely begun when Akash embarks on an affair.

Jaya can’t contemplate sharing her husband with another woman, or looking past his indiscretions as her mother suggests. Cornered by sexual politics, she takes her fate into her own hands in the form of a lit match.

Nothing endures fire. As shards of their past threaten their future, will Jaya ever bloom into the woman she can be, and will redemption be within Akash’s reach?

All the Tomorrows is about second chances, the weight of tradition and gender, and the line between happiness and selfishness. For readers of literary fiction, those who like foreign travel and family sagas.

“Make no mistake: while All the Tomorrows is character driven, those who enjoy a good plot will not be disappointed… This is superb writing.” ~ Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews

“Nillu Nasser is a gifted and a great entertainer. This novel is balanced and utterly engrossing.” ~ Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews

“An involving story of the tides and trajectories of love.” ~ Midwest Book Review


Evolved Publishing (Dec 2018) / Jessica West (ed.) / D. Robert Pease (cover art)

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Each evening, nestled in Berlin’s Treptower Park, the immigrant circus comes to life.

When Yusuf fled Syria, he lost everything. Now the circus, with its middle-eastern flair, is the only home he knows. When the lights go on, the refugees dazzle their audience, but off-stage tensions flare.

Ellie is passionate about the circus and drawn to its broken people. Even so, if she wants to keep her job at the newspaper, she must head up a campaign against it.

One night, in the midst of a show, two young circus boys come to blows. With the circus at risk of closure, Ellie must convince her readers that we can have compassion for those we fear, or Yusuf will be forced to uproot again.

“Tender, haunting, and fearless.” ~ Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews.

“A must-read for those are concerned with the cold, discriminatory hatred that’s seeping into our world.” ~ Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews

“Nasser does an exquisite job.” ~ Midwest Book Review


Evolved Publishing (Dec 2018) / Jessica West (ed.) / D. Robert Pease (cover art)

Available as an e-book from Amazon US and Amazon UK.

‘The Dancing Girl’ (December 2018), a short story prequel set in the world of Nillu’s novel All the Tomorrows, about Ruhi and Jaya before they became married women.

Ruhi is eighteen years old and determined to pave her own path through life, not such an easy thing in 1970s India. Her choices are not always her own, especially with a mother who rules the roost with cutting remarks and a whack from her rolling pin.

Yet when an unwelcome houseguest reveals a family secret, Ruhi may have found the key to her freedom.



May 2016 / Jessica West (ed.) / D. Robert Pease (cover art)

Available as an ebook from Amazon US and Amazon UK.

Cover art by D. Robert Pease

‘Painted Truths and Prayer Beads’ initially appeared in Mosaics 2: An Anthology of Independent Women.

Malek is forced to flee Uganda with her two sons in the 1970s and finds herself deposited in London. There, she must start anew.

Joyce has everything she wants, or so it seems to those on the outside. Her made up face and pretty window boxes betray what really goes on at home.

One night Joyce and Malek’s worlds collide, and in the inferno that follows, they must decide whether to make a stand for what matters most.


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