Terry Pinaud is the pen name of Khash Tonekaboni, who is a clinical professor of optometry at Indiana University. Fascinated by stories and story-telling, he dabbled in writing as a child. The fascination grew the older he got. He now has five other published works and always looks for fodder for his next novel. His subjects have included hate crimes and crises of identity, conscience and consciousness for LGBTQ protagonists. Each novel is at heart a thrilling mystery.
Terry is a guest on the October 8, 2016 episode of Cafe Indiana, “What Happens After ‘The End.'” Here, he reads the opening of his sixth novel,The Fixer.