Thursday, August 31, 2017

Death by His Grace by Kwei Quartey, New in Bookstores during August 2017

Today's featured new hardcover mystery, suspense, or thriller title scheduled to be published during August 2017 is …

Death by His Grace by Kwei Quartey

Death by His Grace by Kwei Quartey, a Darko Dawson Mystery (5th in series)

Publisher: Soho Crime

Death by His Grace by Kwei Quartey, Amazon Kindle format

Accra, Ghana: 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 so soured Solomon feels compelled to order Katherine out of the house they shared. Alone on her last night there, Katherine is brutally murdered by an intruder.

Chief Inspector Darko Dawson of the Ghanaian federal police has personal as well as professional reasons to find the killer fast: Katherine was the first cousin of his wife, Christine, who is devastated by the tragedy. As Darko investigates, he discovers that many people close to Katherine had powerful motives to kill her, including: Solomon, her husband; James Bentsi-Enchill, her lawyer and ex-lover; and her filthy rich pastor, Bishop Clem Howard-Mills. In order to expose the truth, Darko must confront the pivotal role religion plays in Ghana — and wrestle with his old demons the investigation stirs up.

Death by His Grace by Kwei Quartey

For a list of more new hardcover titles to be published this month, visit our New Mysteries page for August 2017. For new paperback titles, visit The Mystery Bookshelf where a selection of August 2017 mysteries, novels of suspense, and thrillers are shelved.

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