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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
 
Awards
Barry Awards Best First Novel winner (2016) : The Unquiet Dead
Macavity Awards Best First Book nominee (2016) : The Unquiet Dead


Ausma Zehanat Khan recommends
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Brothers in Blood (2017)
(Zaq & Jags, book 1)
Amer Anwar
"What a wild ride! Have never read anything so action-packed and tense! A fantastic read."
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The City of Brass (2017)
(Daevabad Trilogy, book 1)
S A Chakraborty
"A richly imagined, stunningly immersive book that takes you into a world of darkly alluring djinn and beguiling magic... Peopled with irresistible characters and steeped in the myths of the Middle East, The City of Brass is a dazzlingly inventive tale."

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