Books

My books are available in ebook and paperback format. Click on the links below to see more information and access buy links for all online stores. Also available from most major bookstores.

You can also buy my ebooks directly from me in the format of your choice (kindle-friendly/android, etc) here. The links for my store are also included under each book.

If you are a library member, you can read my book for free in ebook and paperback format by requesting it from your local library.

Image of book The Secret Diary of an Arranged Marriage by Halima Khatun showing a pen in hand writing the title of the novel on lined notepaper on a surface with a cup of coffee and a part-eaten samosa.

The Secret Diary of an Arranged Marriage

A British-Bengali girl looking for Mr Right. A motley crew of men, some hoping it’s them. A mum on a mission to match make. And an age-old tradition with a twist. Welcome to the world of the arranged marriage. “While I’m young, (somewhat) free and… Read More »


The Secret Diary of a Bengali Bridezilla

And I thought finding a husband was hard..
One couple. Three months. 600 guests (most of whom I’ve never met) and LOTS of opinions. Welcome to my big fat Bangladeshi wedding. Read More »

The Secret Diary of a Bengali Bridezilla ebook cover

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Free Short Story: No One Ever Asks Mum…

A mum on a mission to matchmake. A daughter with ideas of her own. A suitor that threatens to tear them apart… When it comes to arranged marriages, you never hear the perspective of the mother of the ‘bride’. So now it’s time. This short story offers a unique insight into the struggles of someone… Read More »Free Short Story: No One Ever Asks Mum…


The one(s) that got away

Get this free short story e-book when you purchase The Secret Diary of an Arranged Marriage. It tells the story from the perspective of the boys, so is the perfect complement for the book.

Cover image for short story The ones that got away by Halima Khatun showing a pen in hand writing the title of the novel The secret diary of an arranged marriage on lined notepaper on a surface with a cup of coffee and a part-eaten samosa.