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Ausma Zehanat Khan

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Ausma Zehanat Khan is a British-born Canadian living in the United States, whose own parents are heirs to a complex story of migration to and from three different continents. A former adjunct professor at American and Canadian universities, she holds a Ph.D. in International Human Rights Law, with the 1995 Srebrenica massacre as the main subject of her dissertation. Previously the Editor in Chief of Muslim Girl Magazine, Ausma Zehanat Khan has moved frequently, traveled extensively, and written compulsively. The Unquiet Dead is her first mystery novel featuring Inspector Esa Khattak and Sergeant Rachel Getty. A follow-up is in the works.

Genres: Mystery, Fantasy
New and upcoming books
Rachel Getty and Esa Khattak
   1. The Unquiet Dead (2015)
   2. The Language of Secrets (2016)
   3. Among the Ruins (2017)
   3.5. A Death in Sarajevo (2017)
   4. A Dangerous Crossing (2018)

     aka No Place of Refuge

   5. A Deadly Divide (2019)
Khorasan Archives
   1. The Bloodprint (2017)
   2. The Black Khan (2018)
   3. The Blue Eye (2019)
   4. The Bladebone (2020)
Detective Inaya Rahman
   1. Blackwater Falls (2022)
   2. Blood Betrayal (2023)
     aka Blackwater Betrayal
Ausma Zehanat Khan recommends
Three Holidays and a Wedding (2023)
Uzma Jalaluddin and Marissa Stapley
"This delightful romance will have your heart humming with happiness: sweet, tender and joyful, it brings the magic of the holidays alive. An uplifting and inclusive celebration."
The Revenge List (2023)
Hannah Mary McKinnon
"A pulse-pounding thriller with a riveting, take-no-prisoners heroine whose forgiveness list takes a murderous turn. If you've done Frankie wrong, watch out!"
Juniper & Thorn (2022)
Ava Reid
"Ava Reid's spellbinding prose will draw you deep into this dark fantasy about three gifted sisters who are trapped by the magic of their wizard father. Thrumming with feminist power, and riveting in its worldbuilding, Juniper & Thorn is an unforgettable tale."

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