"A hip chick from Newport Beach, California,
who's just turned thirty, discovered she's
the incarnation of the Hindu goddess Kali,
and happens to be unemployed and still living
with her parents. Saving the world, though,
may prove to be a curry-scented breeze compared
to dealing with her extended Indian family.
In their eyes she isn't just the black sheep
-- she's low-grade mutton.
To make matters worse, despite frequent
and therapeutic bouts of shopping and Starbucks,
and the mentoring of a Taco Bell-loving,
Coca Cola-guzzling swami, Maya has trouble
just surviving, thanks to the attentions
of a Kali-hating fanatic and a matchmaking
aunt hell-bent on finding her a nice Indian
boy. Maya has no interest in boys. She wants
a man and she may have found one.
dark, and gorgeous ... and completely uninterested
In the name
of all that's holy and fashionable ... what
on Earth is a goddess to do?"