Bad Love: Debut Novel April 2020
#TwentyIn2020 romance Bad Love tells the story of Ekuah Danquah, a London born Ghanaian who is 18 years old when she falls in love for the first time. As both narrator and protagonist now in her 30s,she delves into her memories of angst and confusion that dismantled her experience of that first, impactful romantic relationship.
Against a backdrop of enigmatic nights scattered with spoken word poetry in London, Venice, Accra and Paris, Ekuah tries to reconcile her personal journey with the love she struggles with for Dee Emeka, a gifted musician who is both passionate and aloof in his treatment of Ekuah. After 18 months together, he disappears from her life, confirming her worst fears about the unstable foundation of their relationship. She attempts to graduate university whilst retreating into herself, searching for new validations and preoccupations from heartbreak.