Abhay Narayan Sapru graduated from Delhi University and subsequently joined the prestigious Indian Military Academy. Commissioned in 1988, he volunteered for the elite Special Forces. During his decade long stint with the Indian Army, he served extensively in almost all the insurgency-ridden areas in the subcontinent – Sri Lanka, Kashmir and the North-East of India. He is a recipient of the Sena Medal awarded for gallantry in operations in Sri Lanka, and the Army Chief’s Commendation Card.
He is now settled in Mumbai and works for a private Bank. Besides writing, he has a keen interest in distance running, trekking and sketching.
His first book ‘The Valley of Shadows’ was a best seller. His second book ‘The Beckoning Isle’ released in May 2017.