Medha Deshmukh Bhaskaran is a microbiologist and has worked for food and pharmaceutical companies in marketing as well as business development in countries like Germany, India and the United Arab Emirates. From a young age, she has dabbled in poetry in Marathi and English. She has written articles on a variety of subjects for leading regional newspapers in India as well as in the Gulf. She is the author of Shivaji’s bestselling biography, Challenging Destiny. Now a full-time writer, she enjoys doing farming for leisure. Frontiers is her first work of fiction.