PRAISE FOR A DANGEROUS CROSSING
"The fourth in Khan’s Rachel Getty and Esa Khattak series is an exciting read that will intrigue readers. She skillfully weaves together a well-crafted, intricate plot that is interesting and will keep readers hooked. With gripping situations, vivid characters and intense conflicts, Khan creates a thrilling mystery. Esa is a captivating, shrewd hero whom readers will be drawn to because of his instinctive, charismatic nature. Khan’s latest is a thought-provoking mystery that readers will not be able to put down."
~ TOP PICK - RT BOOK REVIEWS
"Khan is super-talented at creating smart and thoughtful detective procedurals that also incorporate important current politics and social issues."
"A Dangerous Crossing is driven by mystery, but it’s also poignant and complex. As her team bounces from country to country, digging into documents and confronting power, Khan does not shy from intricate global politics. A Dangerous Crossing is another gripping Esa Khattak and Rachel Getty mystery brewed from the depths of mankind’s capacity for brutal inhumanity to others."
~ DON'T NEED A DIAGRAM
"Khan’s doctorate and research in international human relations law give credence to her portrayal of a timely situation. The search for Audrey also is a search for meaning and justice in a world of hatred, betrayal, and despair where the characters are nearly as complex as the global relations. This is a series well worth investigating."
~ LIBRARY JOURNAL
"Khan’s community policing series has walked a careful tightrope between entertainment and social responsibility, each volume addressing a societal ill with a high-octane investigation. Her fourth in the series is no exception. Set on a Greek isle and with a plot involving the Syrian refugee crisis (perhaps I should call it the European closed borders crisis), Khan’s latest leads us on a suspenseful hunt for a missing woman and through a perilous and uncertain landscape."
"Ausma Zehanat Khan's fourth novel brilliantly weaves all these strands together...into a story that is much, much more than a typical mystery."
~ MARILYN'S MYSTERY READS
"Khan's characters are principled and compassionate, driven to serve the lost, the broken, the betrayed, and her plots explore current global issues with keen insight....a highly personal and heartbreakingly profound view of the Syrian refugee crisis."
~ MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL
"The rare writer who can blend both a serious social justice agenda with a top-notch plot... relevant, heartbreaking and a page-turning mystery. Grade: A."
~ THE PLAIN DEALER
"This series, remarkable for its intelligent and sensitive use of stories that could be ripped from the headlines if we were paying attention, turns human rights issues into compelling fiction."
~ REVIEWING THE EVIDENCE
"Khan skillfully sheds light on the very human side of the war in Syria .... Though a single novel cannot shift this narrative, A Dangerous Crossing does an excellent job of portraying the situation in Syria in a way that will help readers recognize hard truths. Moreover, it does so while drawing them into the type of carefully woven, multi-layered mystery that has become characteristic of Khan's expert novels."
~ SHELF AWARENESS
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