Ausma Khan is the British-Canadian author of the Rachel Getty series. The series is based in Toronto, featuring a Muslim detective and his partner who are entangled in crimes of a vulnerable post 9/11 world.
Khan earned her doctorate in the law of international human rights. She believes that the world is a very political place for minorities and discusses these themes in her books. She intentionally features minorities as the leads in her novels, bringing readers into seeing the world from their eyes.
Kellough is a note-worthy author who began with one book that turned into a whole series of five books.
She feels that female crime writers are too quickly dismissed and not regularly reviewed. She began a campaign platform to address it, which is gaining increasing popularity.