"A fast-paced, heart-racing mystery with incredible details of Iran and its political upheaval as the backdrop." RT Book Reviews
"A lyrically written look into a country many think of as war-torn and bleak reveals many sides to the place and its people." Kirkus
"Deeply political without becoming pedantic, Khan’s crime novel offers a fictionalized yet very real look at a region that is steeped in both beauty and misery." Library Journal Starred Review
"An involving mystery in a vividly portrayed setting to illustrate unspeakable violations undertaken by governments in religious and political chaos. In Khan’s hands, mysteries carry powerful messages." Booklist
"An accomplished, multi-layered mystery from start to finish."
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