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Kwei Quartey

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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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Kwei Quartey I don't think I have it--at least, what I consider "block." The first 60 pages may be slow because I'm creating the setup and developing characters,…moreI don't think I have it--at least, what I consider "block." The first 60 pages may be slow because I'm creating the setup and developing characters, but I don't ever feel like I can't proceed any further.(less)
Kwei Quartey For me, it's meeting my readers and hearing how my writing imparted the flavor of Ghana to them. Some readers who have been to Ghana before have told…moreFor me, it's meeting my readers and hearing how my writing imparted the flavor of Ghana to them. Some readers who have been to Ghana before have told me how the scenes in my novels brought back wonderful memories to them--except the murder scenes, not those.(less)
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Description: Katherine Yeboah’s marriage to Solomon Vanderpuye is all the talk of Accra high society. But when it becomes apparent that Katherine is infertile, Solomon’s extended family accuses her of being a witch, hounding her until the relationship is soured. As some of Inspector Darko Dawson’s old demons resurface, he investigates a case of marital bliss turned deadly.
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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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