The intriguing novel The Silent Journey takes place in the 1960s within a large home in India. The family members living in the house find themselves trapped within their own set limits, not allowing them to grow or show their true mettle. The story will resonate with those who feel caught and desperate in their own lives, and was written to identify with these people, and let them know that they are not alone. The inspiring theme tells us that looking within can be a great healer, one that makes the world a better place. Author Naini Kumar?s next book is a sequel, where the granddaughter in the house comes to respect the home as a shrine, because of the actions and thoughts of her relatives.