Wife of the Gods (Darko Dawson, Book 1) by Kwei Quartey PDF

By Kwei Quartey

ISBN-10: 1588368572

ISBN-13: 9781588368577

Introducing Detective Inspector Darko Dawson: devoted relations guy, insurgent within the place of work, ace within the field'and the most beautiful sleuths to return alongside in years. once we first meet Dawson, he's been ordered through his cantankerous boss to go away at the back of his loving spouse and younger son in Ghana's capital urban to steer a homicide research: In a shady grove open air the small city of Ketanu, a tender woman'a promising scientific student'has been came across useless lower than suspicious situations. Dawson is fluent in Ketanu's indigenous language, so he's the suitable guy for the task, however the neighborhood police are below extremely joyful with an outsider's interference. For Dawson, this sleepy nook of Ghana is rife with emotional land mines: an estranged courting with the relatives he left at the back of twenty-five years past and the painful reminiscence of his personal mother's inexplicable disappearance. Armed with amazing perception and a hearty dose of skepticism, Dawson quickly unearths his cosmopolitan sensibilities clashing with age-old customs, together with a stressful perform during which teenage women are provided to fetish clergymen as trokosi, or other halves of the Gods. Delving deeper into the student's haunting loss of life, Dawson will discover long-buried secrets and techniques that, to his shock, hit a lot too as regards to domestic.

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Sein wütendes Schnauben ignorierte sie. », bellte Smith. » Marla schrie, doch Smith schrie noch lauter. » Ohne weiter nachzudenken, rannte Sara gebückt zum nächsten Tisch, in der Hoffnung, Smith konzentrierte sich auf Brad. Sie hielt den Atem an, wartete auf Schüsse. », rief Smith. Brads Stimme war erstaunlich ruhig. «Wir sind hier. Nicht schießen. Da bin nur noch ich und drei kleine Mädchen. » �Ich kann nicht, Mann. » Marla schrie: «Bitte nicht –» Doch wieder wurde sie mit einem Schlag zum Schweigen gebracht.

Ich habe schon mit den Kindern gesprochen», sagte Sara, auch wenn «Kinder» irreführend war. Das jüngste Kind der Verstorbenen war fast dreißig Jahre älter als Sara. » �Schön», sagte Jeffrey und unterschrieb auf der letzten Seite. Dann warf er den Bericht auf die Ecke des Tischs und steckte die Kappe auf seinen Stift. » Sara zuckte die Achseln, sie wusste nicht, was sie antworten sollte. Die Beziehung zu ihrer Schwester schien genauso den Bach runterzugehen wie die mit Jeffrey. » Er lehnte sich in seinem Stuhl zurück.

Die Zufahrtsstraße des College wurde vom Chevy der Campus-Security abgeriegelt, doch der Möchtegerncop, der in dem Wagen sitzen sollte, war nirgends zu sehen. Lena stand auf dem Bürgersteig und blickte die Straße hinunter. Fast rechnete sie damit, Steppenläufer vorbeiwehen zu sehen. Das Schaufenster der Reinigung war dunkel getönt, sodass sich selbst aus nächster Nähe kaum etwas im Innern erkennen ließ. Lena nahm an, dass Jeffrey hier die Kommandozentrale eingerichtet hatte. Hinter dem Gefängnis war nur der Parkplatz, und die Gefangenen hatten die Türen mit Sicherheit längst verbarrikadiert.

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