A Scent So Sweet follows the intertwined lives of the poor and talented Lalita Moodliar and the rich and spoilt Deviki Murugan. Ever since they were children Deviki has wanted what Lalita has, and Lalita has always given in to her whims. Now that they are young woman, the stakes have been raised with the arrival of the handsome and dashing Devan Raidoo. Praba Moodley is a brilliant writer, whose vibrant stories and convincing characters catch the imagination and interest of her readers. A Scent So Sweet is a wonderful romantic drama with a hint of mysticism, set against a backdrop of Indian culture, mythology and dance and apartheid South Africa.