Event #4: New Female Voices In Crime, Saturday March 12, 1:30 to 3:00 pm
Event #7: He And She, Sunday March 13, 10:30 to 11:30 am
Ausma has just published ‘The Language of Secrets’, the second novel featuring the pairing of Detective Esa Kattak and Constable Rachel Getty of Community Policing. This is an elite squad which investigates sensitive cases. Esa is a Muslim and Ausma writes from a distinctly Muslim point of view through his character. She also displays her outstanding intellect grounded in her PhD in human rights law, specializing in the War Crimes of the Balkans War, followed by a stint teaching law at Northwestern University. Her debut novel, ‘The Unquiet Dead’ garnered these fantastic reviews from the New York Times – ‘An outstanding debut’ and The Washington Post ‘A many faceted gem’.
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