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The Missing American

This promising series debut from the acclaimed Quartey (“Darko Dawson” mysteries) introduces the formidable Emma, and most important, the culture and politics of Ghana. Recommended for readers of mystery, African American and African fiction, and international crime/mystery. [See Prepub Alert, 7/8/19.]

Death by His Grace

A good choice for readers who enjoy Michael Stanley's "Detective Kubu" series.

Gold of Our Fathers


Gold of Our Fathers: A Darko Dawson Mystery

Darko Dawson has been promoted to chief inspector, but no sooner than his promotion is final, he is transferred from comfortable Accra, Ghana, out to remote Obuasi in the Ashanti region...

Murder at Cape Three Points

Fans of Alexander McCall Smith's "No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" series will enjoy the African setting and the large cast of interesting characters, while the twists and turns of Quartey's plotting will satisfy any choosy mystery fan.

Children of the Street

Darko Dawson, with his secret struggle to stop smoking marijuana and his son's chronic illness, is one of the most engaging characters this reader has ever encountered. The police work, the unexpected reveal of the murderer and the motivation for the killings, and the clever interactions among characters of widely different professions and social classes will completely satisfy readers who enjoyed the first book and intrigue newcomers. [Academic and library marketing; Thrillerfest promotion.]

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