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The Missing American Accra Private Investigator Emma Djan S First Missing Persons Case Will Lead Her To The Darkest Depths Of The Email Scams And Fetish Priests In Ghana, The World S Internet Capital When Her Dreams Of Rising Through The Police Ranks Like Her Late Father Crash Around Her, Year Old Emma Djan Is Unsure What Will Become Of Her Life In Accra Through A Sympathetic Former Colleague, Emma Gets An Interview With A Private Detective Agency Tracking Down Missing Persons, Thefts, And Marital Infidelities It S Not The Future She Imagined, But It S Her Best Option Meanwhile, Gordon Tilson, A Middle Aged Widower In Washington, DC, Has Found Solace In An Online Community After His Wife S Passing Through The Support Group, He S Even Met A Young Ghanaian Widow He Really Cares About, And When Her Sister Gets Into A Car Accident, He Sends Her Thousands Of Dollars To Cover The Hospital Bill To The Horror Of His Only Son, Derek When Gordon Runs Off To Ghana To Surprise His New Love And Disappears, Derek Chases After Him, Fearing For His Father S Life The Case Of The Missing American Man Will Drag Both Emma And Derek Into A World Of Sakawa Scams, Fetish Priests, And Those Willing To Keep Things Secret Through Death

About the Author: Kwei Quartey

Kwei Quartey is a crime fiction writer and retired physician living in Pasadena, California Having practiced medicine forthan 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 and Children of the Street, he is anticipating the release of a third novel in the series, Murder at Cape Three Points, in March 2014 Death at the Voyager Hotel, a mystery e novella not belonging to the series, was published August 2013 Dr Quartey is also a member of the Los Angeles chapter of Sisters in Crime, a fiction writers organization.

10 thoughts on “The Missing American

  1. says:

    One of the best things about reading is the chance to visit places you have never been This book takes us to Ghana where an intrepid young policewoman tries to do her job in the face of rampant corruption and even sexual harassment When she stands up for herself she is fired but bounces back as a private investigator Her first case is the missing American who has visited Ghana to visit a woman he met on line but discovers he has been defrauded for money He disappears when he tries to find o One of th

  2. says:

    This book would translate well to film It has almost everything you need to make a compelling movie 1 Interesting, somewhat complex plot, 2 Exotic locale, 3 Large cast of characters to add some complexity to the story line, 4 Lots of local color and atmosphere, 5 Topical themes of internet scams and of political corruption.This is a mystery thriller set in modern day Ghana Theoretically, the main character is 26 year old Emma Djan, rookie police officer following in her late father This book would translat

  3. says:

    This is a relatively slow paced mystery with a really interesting presence an American man disappears in Ghana after going to visit who he believes to be a woman he s fallen in love with over the internet and just happens to have given several thousand dollars I liked private detective Emma Djan, who has a compelling backstory, but I didn t quite feel like I got to know her because there were so many characters I m definitely interested to see how she develops in future installments of the This is a relatively s

  4. says:

    A new series by Quartey not Darko Dawson , featuring 26 year old Emma Djan, who is fired from her boring procedural police job for not succumbing to sexual harassment A homicide department colleague of her deceased father refers Emma to a private detective agency in Gabon This agency is hired by American Derek Tilson to find his father Gordon, missing several weeks since arriving in Ghana, the victim of an elaborate internet romance scam, because the local police and U.S embassy have not hel A new series by Quartey no

  5. says:

    4.5 rounded upA new Quartey with a new female detective series and new drama This was an absolute hit for me Probably my favorite of his wonderful mystery thrillers.

  6. says:

    On the cover is the quote Rich, with the colors of Ghana, this is great Sunshine Noir. What the heck is sunshine noir I wondered, and I was off to see what I could learn I learned it is a response to Scandinavian, or Nordic, Noir It is supposed to be the same sort of mystery thriller set in hot places rather than cold ones I have read few of the cold type and this is my first of the hot type.As to this offering, it is definitelythriller than mystery There was a littlelust in t On the cover is the quote Rich, with the colors of Gh

  7. says:

    Seeof my book reviews on my blog, Literary FlitsThe Missing American is a nice crime story with enough twists and turns to unravel its mystery that it kept me hooked throughout Quartey makes the most of his Ghanaian setting with moments of Sjowall and Wahloo style social commentary that I particularly appreciated I felt I got a good sense of Atimpoku and how people live there This novel is muchof a serious crime story than the better known Alexander McCall Smith cosy series, but I Seeof my book reviews on my blog, Literary FlitsThe Mis

  8. says:

    ThemissingAmerican Kwei Quartey AllisonandBusby PasellabookGordon Tilson, a middle aged American widower, falls prey to an online scam Unlike similar victims who would rather quietly let it go for fear of ridicule, he decides so conduct in own investigation in Accra, Ghana After a few months of ruffling feathers, Gordon disappears His son, Derek, half Ghanian by birth, travels to Ghana to search for his father The novel explores the Ghanian sakawa system similar to the Nigerian 419 sch ThemissingAmerican Kwei Quartey AllisonandBusby Pasellab

  9. says:

    There is a lot going on in this novel, not the least of which is its interesting location Ghana is a compelling setting for this book and learning about it was fascinating The story has so much going on, that it becomes almost dizzying Internet scams, police corruption, sexual harassment, fetish priests, affairs, and autistic children is a lot for any plot I enjoyed Emma Djan but didn t feel that I got to know her very well Maybe the series will correct that.

  10. says:

    A lonely widower is befriended on Facebook by a younger Ghanaian woman They become close and he sends her money for her sister His best friend, a dying journalist encourages him and he decides to visit her in Ghana When he arrived, she is nowhere to be found His friend convinces him to investigate sakawa boys, those who create false identities in order to scam money from unwitting westerners The man disappears Emma joined the police force hoping to investigate murders, but the opportunity A lonely widower is befriended on Facebook by a younger Ghanaian

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