The Third Eye by Mahtab Narsimhan
Life is not very friendly for Tara and Suraj. Their mother and grandfather have fled the village of Morni, and their new stepmother is cruel and deceptive. The village itself is lacking a healer, and when men start disappearing and coming back in altered forms, one is desperately needed. And, to add to their troubles, Zarku--a man with a third eye--comes.