The Unquiet Dead

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
Minotaur Books
Publish Date
December 29, 2015
Pages
368
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.1 X 1.1 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781250055187
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About the Author

AUSMA ZEHANAT KHAN holds a Ph.D. in International Human Rights Law with a specialization in military intervention and war crimes in the Balkans. She is a former adjunct law professor and was Editor-in-Chief of Muslim Girl magazine, the first magazine targeted to young Muslim women. A British-born Canadian, Khan now lives in Colorado with her husband. The Unquiet Dead is her first novel.

Reviews

"Gripping...An intelligent plot and graceful writing make The Unquiet Dead an outstanding debut that is not easily forgotten." --Associated Press

"This is Canadian-born Khan's first novel and what a debut it is!...Khan knows her subject, knows her hometown, and knows how to keep the suspense building. This is a writer to watch." --The Globe and Mail

"Beautiful and powerful." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Khan's stunning debut is a poignant, elegantly written mystery laced with complex characters." --Kirkus Reviews

"Compelling and hauntingly powerful...anyone looking for an intensely memorable mystery should put this book at the top of their list." --Library Journal (starred review)

"A spectacular debut. Khan has written a heartbreaking book that stays with you long after you've put it down." --REZA ASLAN, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Zealot

"What a debut! Ausma Khan's The Unquiet Dead is a stirring mystery with unexpected, complex characters and a story that will keep you flipping pages until the wee hours." --JILLIANE HOFFMAN, New York Times bestselling author of Pretty Little Things

"Evocative, surprising, and important. With its mesmerizingly personal voice, each lyrical sentence reveals another suspenseful layer of this complex and heartbreaking mystery. Harrowing and disturbing, its delicate strength creates tension on every page." --HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN, Agatha, and Mary Higgins Clark Award-winning author of The Other Woman

"It would be enough that Ausma Zehanat Khan's The Unquiet Dead gives us an intriguing new detective team in Esa Khattak and Sgt. Rachel Getty. But it does far more than that. Khan creates an engrossing story that allows her to sift through the emotional rubble of real-world tragedy. In the end, it isn't just gripping. It's devastating." --STEVE HOCKENSMITH, Edgar-nominated author of Holmes on the Range