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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 Bo
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The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
“Such a lot of guns around town and so few brains. You’re the second guy I’ve met within hours who seems to think a gat in the hand means a world by the tail.”
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Murder at Cape Three Points by Kwei Quartey
"This is the 3rd book in the series by Author Kwei Quartey and his hero, Inspector Darko Dawson. This book follows Wife of the Gods and Children of the Street, all three books are 5 star mysteries. I was hooked from the first few pages and could no..." Read more of this review »
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Murder at Cape Three Points by Kwei Quartey
"I so enjoyed this mystery; a new series for me. Set in the oil-boom coast of Ghana and featuring Inspector Dawson who has to work his way through a weave of family rivalries, the intricacies of oil company management, some bureaucratic roadblocks,..." Read more of this review »
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"Absolutely love Quartey's series about Darko Dawson. We did the first book with the Mystery Group and everyone really enjoyed it. "
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Kwei Quartey Great to meet you, Douglas.


Douglas Wickard Kwei nice having you as a friend on Goodreads as well as on Twitter. You were one of my first 'followers' on Twitter! Cheers!


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