Children of the Street: An Inspector Darko Dawson Mystery

About Children of the Street…

In the slums of Accra, Ghana’s fast-moving, cosmopolitan capital, teenagers are turning up dead. Inspector Darko Dawson has seen many crimes, but his latest string of murders — in which all the young victims bear a chilling signature — is the most unsettling of his career.

Are these heinous acts a form of ritual killing or the work of a lone, cold-blooded monster? With time running out, Dawson embarks on a harrowing journey through the city’s underbelly and confronts the brutal world of the urban poor, where street children are forced to fight for their very survival — and a cunning killer seems just out of reach.

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The Author


Kwei Quartey is a Ghanaian physician, novelist and the best selling author of 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 the Fathers, in early January 2016. Quartey currently lives in Pasedena, California.