“[Quartey] excels at evoking a sense of place and the many aspects, both appealing and dismaying, of his native land.”
The Seattle Times

The Darko Dawson Series

Setting: Ghana

Number of Crimes (Titles in Series): 2

Last Seen (Most recent title): Gold of Our Fathers

Series includes: Murder at Cape Three Points, Gold of Our Fathers

Kwei Quartey was born in Ghana and raised by a black American mother and a Ghanaian father, both of whom were university lecturers.  A practicing physician, he now lives and works in Pasadena. He writes in the morning before he sets off to work at HealthCare Partners, where he runs a wound clinic.


9781616954833 (1) Gold-of-Our-Fathers