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The Missing American

by: Kwei Quartey

From bestselling author Kwei Quartey, a brand new series with female private investigator Emma Djan!

When her dreams of rising through the police ranks crash around her, 25-year-old Emma Djan’s life takes an uncertain and unfamiliar direction as an agent of a private detective agency in Accra.

Elsewhere, Gorden Tilson, a middle-aged widower in Washington D.C. seeks comfort in an online support group, where his love for a young Ghanaian widow ignites. When Gordon runs off to Ghana to find his new love, to the horror of his son, Derek, he vanishes. Fearing for his father’s life, Derek embarks on a journey to find his father before it’s too late.

Join Emma and Derek as they enter a world of sakawa scams, fetish priests, and those willing to keep things secret, even if the price of secrecy is death.

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Overview

From bestselling author Kwei Quartey, a brand new series with female private investigator Emma Djan!

When her dreams of rising through the police ranks crash around her, 25-year-old Emma Djan’s life takes an uncertain and unfamiliar direction as an agent of a private detective agency in Accra.

Elsewhere, Gorden Tilson, a middle-aged widower in Washington D.C. seeks comfort in an online support group, where his love for a young Ghanaian widow ignites. When Gordon runs off to Ghana to find his new love, to the horror of his son, Derek, he vanishes. Fearing for his father’s life, Derek embarks on a journey to find his father before it’s too late.

Join Emma and Derek as they enter a world of sakawa scams, fetish priests, and those willing to keep things secret, even if the price of secrecy is death.

Meet the Author
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Kwei Quartey is a crime fiction writer and physician living in Pasadena, California. Having practiced medicine for more than 20 years while simultaneously working as a writer, he has attained noteworthy achievements in both fields. Dr. Quartey balances the two professions by dedicating the early morning hours to writing before beginning a day in his clinic. Kwei Quartey attended medical school at Howard University in Washington, D.C. In 1990, he began practicing medicine in California with HealthCare Partners. Dr. Quartey later founded the facility's wound care center while working as an urgent care physician. As a crime fiction writer, Kwei Quartey made the Los Angeles Times Bestseller List in 2009. The following year, the G.O.G. National Book Club awarded him the title of Best Male Author. Having published Wife of the Gods (2009), Children of the Street (2011), Murder at Cape Three Points (2014), he anticipates publication of the fourth Darko Dawson novel in the series, Gold of Our Fathers, April 2016. Death at the Voyager Hotel, a mystery e-novella not belonging to the series, was published July 2013. Dr. Quartey is also a member of the Los Angeles chapter of Sisters in Crime, a fiction writers’ organization.