A Deadly Divide

A Deadly Divide

Book - 2019 | First edition
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"From the critically acclaimed author Ausma Zehanat Khan, A Deadly Divide is the devastatingly powerful new thriller featuring beloved series detectives Esa Khattak and Rachel Getty. In the aftermath of a mass shooting at a mosque in Quebec, the local police apprehend Amadou Duchon--a young Muslim man at the scene helping the wounded--but release Etienne Roy, the local priest who was found with a weapon in his hands. The shooting looks like a hate crime, but detectives Esa Khattak and Rachel Getty sense there is more to the story. Sent to liaise with a community in the grip of fear, they find themselves in fraught new territory, fueled by the panic and suspicion exploited by a right-wing radio host. As Rachel and Esa grapple to stop tensions shutting the case down entirely, all the time, someone is pointing Esa in another direction, a shadowy presence who anticipates his every move. A Deadly Divide is a piercingly observed, gripping thriller that reveals the fractures that try to tear us all apart: from the once-tight partnership between detectives Esa and Rachel, to the truth about a deeply divided nation"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2019
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9781250298287 hardcover
1250298288 hardcover
Branch Call Number: M KHAN
Characteristics: 370 pages ; 25 cm

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Detectives Khattak and Getty must determine who's for a deadly attack on a local mosque while navigating tensions spurred by a provocateur radio host and a white nationalist group. A timely and nuanced investigation of the horrific effects of hate.


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