Meet the Writers


This event sponsored by: Lynn Pakulak Endowment Fund


2:30 pm ~ Saturday ~ August 18

Ausma Zehanat Khan

Ausma Zehanat Khan

The talented Ausma Zehanat Khan is the author of two popular series in different genres. Khan’s The Bloodprint, Book One in the Khorasan Archives series, is being celebrated as “one of the year’s finest fantasy debuts.”

Khan’s many fans will know her as a thrilling mystery writer. Detectives Esa Khattack and Rachel Getty made their first appearance in The Unquiet Dead, winner of both the Arthur Ellis Award and the Barry Award for Best First Novel.

The well-received mystery series includes Language of Secrets, Death in Sarajevo, Among the Ruins and the latest, A Dangerous Crossing. Esa and Rachel find themselves in Greece amidst the chaos of refugee camps filled with people fleeing the Syrian war. Esa’s childhood friend, Audrey, is implicated in the murder of an Interpol agent and has disappeared. Blending the best of crime fiction with real world social and political events, the detectives must  hurry to find Audrey before Interpol does.

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