August Blog Tour – Wife Of The Gods

wife of the godsWife of the Gods

Category: Fiction – Literary
Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: July 2009
Price: $24.00
ISBN: 978-1-4000-6759-6 (1-4000-6759-6)

A small West African town …
A dark secret …
A chilling murder …

Set in Ghana, the action moves compellingly back and forth between the capital city of Accra and a town in the Volta Region. Wife of the Gods brings the culture and beauty of its setting brilliantly to life. For fans of Alexander McCall Smith comes a debut mystery novel that introduces a marvelously intuitive detective and a rich cast of characters.

Read an excerpt HERE.

” Crisp, engrossing debut.. Fans of McCall Smith’s No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency novels will relish the opportunity to discover yet another intriguing area of Africa. “

Booklist, Starred Review

“Move over Alexander McCall Smith. Ghana has joined Botswana on the map of mystery . . . more sociological than McCall Smith’s, his setting [is] more rural and susceptible to the ways of magicians….[This] newcomer is most welcome. “
Kirkus Reviews

” Quartey’s winning debut, a police procedural set in modern Ghana, introduces gifted detective Darko Dawson … a wonderful creation, a man as rich with contradictions as the Ghana Quartey so delightfully evokes … readers will be eager for the next installment in what one hopes will be a long series. “
Publishers Weekly

” Like The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency? You’ll love Wife of the Gods “
Essence Magazine

TOUR STOPS

Monday, August 3rd:  A Novel Menagerie

Tuesday, August 4th:  APOOO Books

Wednesday, August 5th:  Jen’s Book Thoughts

Thursday, August 6th:  Musings of a Bookish Kitty

Friday, August 7th:  Beth Fish Reads

Monday, August 10th:  My Friend Amy

Tuesday, August 11th:  Linus’s Blanket

Wednesday, August 12th:  Reading, ‘Riting, and Randomness

Thursday, August 13th:  Serendipitous Readings

Monday, August 17th:  Maw Books

Tuesday, August 18th:  Bluestalking

Wednesday, August 19th:  Booking Mama

Friday, August 21st:  She is Too Fond of Books

Monday, August 24th:  The Tome Traveller

Wednesday, August 26th:  Shelf Life

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