Zoë Ferraris

Zoë Ferraris is an American novelist known for her mystery series set in Saudi Arabia, exploring themes of cultural and religious conflict.


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  1. 1. City Of Veils

    In this gripping mystery set in Saudi Arabia, a young woman's brutal death becomes the center of an intense investigation that delves deep into the cultural and social fabric of the conservative Muslim society. The story intricately weaves the lives of several characters, including a female forensic scientist fighting against gender barriers, an American woman navigating her new life in a restrictive environment, and a devout Muslim detective torn between his duty and his faith. As they work together to solve the murder, they uncover a web of secrets and lies that challenge their beliefs and threaten to disrupt the delicate balance of their community. This novel not only offers a suspenseful crime story but also provides a nuanced exploration of the complexities of life in a society where tradition and modernity are in constant conflict.

    The 9482nd Greatest Book of All Time