The novel that started the Emma Djan series, THE MISSING AMERICAN, was received with wide acclaim by literary critics and mystery readers alike. The novel was a 2021 Edgar Allan Poe Award nomination for the year 2020; and a 2021 Shamus Award winner.
Gordon Tilson, an American widower whose Ghanaian wife died of cancer, falls in love with a woman called Helena whom he meets online. Deeply in love, Gordon travels to Ghana to be with Helena in person. It’s not long before he realizes he has been thoroughly scammed. Urged by a friend Casper back in Washington, DC, Gordon stays in Ghana to hunt for the culprit. Gordon subsequently disappears. As Emma Djan, the rookie in a private investigator agency, delves into the mystery, she discovers a shocking network in a world of internet fraud that goes right to the top.
Emma Djan Investigations series is also available in the UK and Commonwealth!