Srebrenica. Readers who enjoy detective fiction may consider Ausma Zehanat Khan’s debut novel titled, The Unquiet Dead. Khan begins a series featuring two Canadian detectives, Rachel Getty and her boss, Esa Khattak. Esa asks Rachel to investigate the case of Christopher Drayton who died after falling from a cliff near his home. As the case unfolds, we learn that Drayton was living under an assumed name, and that his background involved participation in the Bosnian-Serbian war, and actions he performed in Srebrenica. Khan develops her characters with great skill, and the plot will satisfy most mystery lovers.
Rating: Four-star (I like it)
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