Published by St. Martin's Press/Minotaur Books
"An outstanding debut."
THE UNQUIET DEAD
A man named Christopher Drayton falls to his death from the Scarborough Bluffs, and detectives Esa Khattak and Rachel Getty of Community Policing are called in to investigate. They soon learn that Drayton may have been a war criminal with ties to the Srebrenica massacre of 1995. As Rachel and Khattak dig deeper into the life and death of Christopher Drayton, every question seems to lead only to more questions. Had the specters of Srebrenica returned to haunt Drayton at the end, or had he been keeping secrets of an entirely different nature? Or after all, did a man just fall to his death?
In her spellbinding debut, Ausma Zehanat Khan has written a complex and provocative story of loss, redemption, and the cost of justice that will linger with readers long after turning the final page.
The Unquiet Dead is the winner of the Barry Award, the Arthur Ellis Award, and the Romantic Times Award for Best First Novel. It is also the winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.