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    • A Dangerous Crossing

    • A Novel
    • By: Ausma Zehanat Khan
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    For Inspector Esa Khattak and Sergeant Rachel Getty, the Syrian refugee crisis is about to become personal. Esa's childhood friend, Nathan Clare, calls him in distress: his sister, Audrey, has vanished from a Greek island where the siblings run an NGO. Audrey had been working to fast-track refugees to Canada, but now, she is implicated in the double-murder of a French Interpol agent and a young man who had fled the devastation in Syria. Esa and Rachel arrive in Greece to a shocking scene, witnessing for themselves the massive fallout of the Syrian war in the wretched refugee camps.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mystery series with a human rights focus

    • By TarheelMel on 03-09-18

    Regular price: $25.51

    • Unquiet Dead

    • A Rachel Getty and Esa Khattak Novel
    • By: Ausma Khan
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 79

    Detective Esa Khattak is in the midst of his evening prayers when he receives a phone call asking that he and his partner Detective Rachel Getty look into the death of a local man who has fallen off a cliff. At first Christopher Drayton's death - which looks like an accident - doesn't seem to warrant a police investigation, especially not from Khattak and Rachel's team, which handles minority-sensitive cases.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Keeps alive a memory the west may prefer to forget

    • By Jim on 02-03-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Language of Secrets

    • Rachel Getty and Esa Khattak Novels
    • By: Ausma Khan
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    For months, INSET has been investigating a local terrorist cell that is planning an attack on New Year's Day. INSET had an informant, Mohsin Dar, undercover inside the cell. But now, just weeks before the attack, Mohsin has been murdered at the group's training camp deep in the woods. INSET wants Khattak to give the appearance of investigating Mohsin's death and then to bury the lead. They can't risk exposing their operation or Mohsin's role in it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perspective

    • By Harun Hakeem on 03-22-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Among the Ruins

    • A Mystery
    • By: Ausma Zehanat Khan
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    On leave from Canada's Community Policing department, Esa Khattak is traveling in Iran, reconnecting with his cultural heritage and seeking peace in the country's beautiful mosques and gardens. But Khattak's supposed break from work is cut short when he's approached by a Canadian government agent in Iran, asking him to look into the death of renowned Canadian-Iranian filmmaker Zahra Sobhani.

    Regular price: $25.51

    • The Bloodprint

    • By: Ausma Zehanat Khan
    • Narrated by: Jenny Bryce
    • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3

    A dark power called the Talisman has risen in the land, born of ignorance and persecution. Led by a man known only known as the One-eyed Preacher, it is a cruel and terrifying movement bent on world domination - a superstitious patriarchy that suppresses knowledge and subjugates women. And it is growing. But there are those who fight the Talisman's spread, including the Companions of Hira, a diverse group of influential women whose power derives from the Claim.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • BORING!

    • By Anonymous User on 05-12-18

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Unquiet Dead

    • Rachel Getty and Esa Khattak, Book 1
    • By: Ausma Zehanat Khan
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Scarborough Bluffs, Toronto: the body of Christopher Drayton is found at the foot of the cliffs. Muslim Detective Esa Khattak, head of the Community Policing Unit, and his partner, Rachel Getty, are called in to investigate. As the secrets of Drayton's role in the 1995 Srebrenica genocide of Bosnian Muslims surface, the harrowing significance of his death makes it difficult to remain objective. In a community haunted by the atrocities of war, anyone could be a suspect.

    Regular price: $38.17

    • The Language of Secrets

    • Rachel Getty and Esa Khattak, Book 2
    • By: Ausma Zehanat Khan
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Detective Esa Khattak heads up Canada's Community Policing Section, which handles minority-sensitive cases across all levels of law enforcement. Khattak is still under scrutiny for his last case, so he's surprised when INSET, Canada's national security team, calls him in on another politically sensitive issue.

    Regular price: $30.54

    • The Bloodprint

    • By: Ausma Zehanat Khan
    • Narrated by: Jenny Bryce
    • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A dark power known as the Talisman has risen in the land. Born of ignorance and persecution, it is led by a man known only as the One-Eyed Preacher. A superstitious patriarchy, cruel and terrifying, the Talisman suppresses knowledge and subjugates women. And it is growing. But there are those who seek to stop the oppressive spread of the Talisman.

    Regular price: $13.85