India, 1941. The country is in the midst of an uprising against the British Raj. Led by Gandhi's freedom fighters, the people rebel against the oppressive British monarchy. One teenage girl, however, has other matters on her mind. Princess Malvika Singh, otherwise known as the spoilt and mischievous Mili, has just been accepted into the School of Tender Hearts. When Mili and her best friend Vicky arrive at the boarding school, they meet new friends Gurpreet and Jatin and commence causing havoc.
Another sumptuous novel set in the heart and heat of colonial India, Bhargava 's heroine comes to a full knowledge of herself against the backdrop of India 's route to independence. It is 1941. Princess Malvika, or Mili, and her friend Vicky have gained entrance to one of the best schools in all of India. But the times are turbulent, and the girls will not escape the changes stemming from the independence movement growing in strength around the country.