In the adventure novel The Grand New Delhi Escapade, Sharlene McGowan has the uncanny ability of getting into trouble without trying. Losing her mom three years ago leads to her move to India to be with her well-known father, Dr. Greg McGowan. When Sharlene insists upon going to the marketplace one day, her father has important meetings at the New Delhi embassy. He asks his assistant Sajiv Karran to accompany Sharlene and keep her safe. While at the Sarojini Market, a bomb explodes at the embassy, making Sharlene and Sajiv take shelter at his cousin?s home. That evening they are met by Colonel Sanjit Kapoor, an army soldier assigned to the embassy to take care of special envoys. Together they must unravel the bombing threat.