These twelve stories are about women's dilemmas in the Indian social milieu accompanied with unique denouements. 'Ilaa's Ire' contrasts her life with the times of yore 'n '201' Qualms" depicts her predicament as a conscientious citizen. "?" addresses her marital stress in an alien land 'n 'Cupid's Clue' is her rebound in her native place. 'Autumn Love' lets her discover the marital void in her life 'n 'A Touchy Affair' makes her amenable to her man's other woman. 'Love's How's That' inflames her old flame 'n 'A Hearty Turn' brings her innate lesbian leanings to the fore. 'Love Jihad' makes her secular plank to religious divide 'n 'Tenth Nook' creates her marital gulf on the materialistic ground. 'Eleventh Hour' is about her lust for love 'n 'Twelfth Tale' underscores her zest for power.