Author Archives: Terry Pinaud

New Novel Available on Amazon & Kindle “Chaos: Where Do You Go When You Run From Yourself?”

Widowed by war, gay scientist confronts tragedy in novel of love, hate After losing his partner, Mo Alavi faces a group bent on eliminating homosexuality in Terry Pinaud’s “Chaos: Where Do You Go When You Run From Yourself?” BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Terry Pinaud warns that “Chaos: Where Do You Go When You Run From Yourself?” [...]

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Author Interviewed on Local Radio

IU School of Optometry Atwater Eye Care Center optometrist Khashayar Tonekaboni aka author Terry Pinaud talks about the intricacies and inspirations of becoming a novelist and highlights his soon to be released 5th novel “Chaos.” Rally for Equality organizing committee member Eric Sharp provides updates about the “Equality for all Hoosiers” rally (against the anti [...]

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Hope is about guilt. Hope is about regret. Hope is about parallels, parallels because we are all human. And Hope is about realizations and a little salvation. Ultimately, Hope is about a little light that can exist in all of us to help us find the way. It’s about a mystery of a missing girl, [...]

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Ryder Article

By day, Khashayar Tonekaboni is a clinical assistant professor at the Indiana University School of Optometry. At night, he is a writer of fiction under the pen name Terry Pinaud. “I sometimes feel like a storyteller when I am lecturing to 80 young, eager students—eager until the subject matter becomes so dry that 80 pairs [...]

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Interview on WFHB

Indiana University optometry professor and author of more than fifteen books and novels Terry Pinaud talks about the techniques of writing, what inspires him, and provides a real glimpse into the mind of a successful novelist. A native of Iran, he also provides an overview of Iranian politics and daily life for some of its [...]

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Excerpts from Disposition

Project: Enhance suggestibility of the subject. Method: Medical extension of coma and amnesia induction. Purpose: Eradicate homosexual behavior Subject: Omar Kebalah, an Egyptian teenager from an affluent family, who travels to Evanston to prepare for his future. He is afraid. Coming to the United States is his father’s idea—Dr. Mohammad Kebalah. Omar hides behind nationalism [...]

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Reader Reviews for The Parallel Triangle

“I don’t usually have time or sacrifice time to finish a book in later than a week, but this book did the magic. I had a hard time putting it down and going to sleep as I wanted to know how it ended. This has expanded my taste in books!” – Reader Reviews for The [...]

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