The Missing American by Kwei Quartey

The Missing American

Emma Djan Investigation #1

Kwei Quartey

fiction mystery dark mysterious reflective medium-paced

432 pages | first published 2020

Description

Accra private investigator Emma Djan's first missing persons case will lead her to the darkest depths of the email scams and fetish priests in Ghana, the world's Internet capital. When her dreams of rising through the police ranks like her late fa...
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Moods

mysterious 95%
dark 65%
adventurous 60%
tense 45%
challenging 15%
sad 15%
emotional 10%
informative 10%
funny 5%
hopeful 5%

Pace

medium 63%
fast 26%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Plot: 31% | Character: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 12% | N/A: 6%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 75% | Yes: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 94% | No: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 40% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 26%

Average rating

3.66