Parul (Agarwal) Mittal did her BTech. in Electrical Engineering from IIT Delhi in 1995, followed by Masters in Computer Science from UMich, Ann Arbor. After twelve years in the corporate world (Hughes, IBM Research and Nextag), she is currently freelancing as an IT consultant. She specializes in e-commerce and social networking websites. Bom and brought up in Delhi, she did her schooling at Lady Irwin School, New Delhi and Navrachna School, Baroda. She is married to Alok Mittal and has two daughters Smiti and Muskaan. Apart from reading and writing fiction, the author loves listening to Hindi music, cannot resist jiving to dance beats, loves to party with friends, and has a keen interest in staying fit. Heartbreaks & Dreams! is her debut novel. You can read more about her at www.parulmittal.com or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.