I am delighted to bring this Kannada novel by Mr. K.P. Poornachandra Tejasvi to the global literary world. Jugari Cross is a suspense thriller woven around the common incidents that occur with an ordinary farming couple's life. The story set within 24 hours is not just an ordinary suspense thriller with a trace of history and a literary quest, but seriously stimulates the reader to analyze the broader spectrum of philosophy, literature and the principles of global economies established around us. I hope the reader community will appreciate how this suspense thriller gives the glimpses of nature, ecology, social reforms, literature, global/local economies, and many more dimensions of the society.