A fast-paced thriller set in the ruthless world of the African diamond tradeFast-talking gem expert Lonny Cushman encounters the dangerous and malevolent world of the African gem industry as he accompanies a young female seminarian from New York to Rwanda in search of her missing father. Once they reach Africa, Lonny chases a collection of flawless green diamonds through the killing fields of the Congo. Their survival depends upon negotiating the bloody network of the conflict-ridden African diamond trade, including Islamic jihadists, corrupt military officers, Israeli agents, Ukrainian arms dealers, and a whole host of con men. Can Lonny save himself and the young seminarian from a tragic demise?
Reviews"A masterpiece worthy of the highest praise." -Winston-Salem Journal
"If you're thirsting for a canny, ironic international thriller . . . jump into John B. Robinson's A Fistful of Diamonds." -Portland Magazine
Author BiographyJohn B. Robinson is the author of The Sapphire Sea and a tour guide at Mount Kilimanjaro who has bought, sold, and traded rare gems. He lives in Portland, Maine.