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Born in Iran and raised in Germany, Katayoun Medhat is an anthropologist and analytic psychotherapist. A PhD in medical anthropology led her to the Navajo Nation. Her debut novel ‘The Quality of Mercy’, a mystery featuring offbeat cop duo Franz Kafka and Robbie Begay, won the 2016 Leapfrog Fiction Award.
Katayoun lives in England and is currently writing the second mystery in the Franz Kafka / Milagro series, while pining for the grand landscapes and wide horizons of the Southwest.