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Heart of Diamonds: A Novel of Scandal, Love and Death in


Heart of Diamonds: A Novel of Scandal, Love and Death in the Congo ❮Read❯ ➬ Heart of Diamonds: A Novel of Scandal, Love and Death in the Congo Author Dave Donelson – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk Corruption at the highest levels of government, greed in the church, and brutality among warring factions make the Congo a very dangerous place for television journalist Valerie Grey Amid the bloody v Corruption at the highest levels Diamonds: A MOBI ñ of government, greed in the church, and brutality among warring factions make the Congo a very dangerous place for television journalist Valerie Grey Amid the bloody violence of that country s endless civil war, Grey uncovers a deadly diamond smuggling scheme that reaches from the heart of the Congo to the White House by way Heart of PDF or of an American televangelist Aided by an altruistic doctor, Grey is pursued by the soldiers of the country s dictator, the mercenaries of the mine s owner, and the rebels seeking control of the country Heart Of Diamonds is a fast paced tale of ambition, avarice, betrayal, and love.

  • Kindle Edition
  • 352 pages
  • Heart of Diamonds: A Novel of Scandal, Love and Death in the Congo
  • Dave Donelson
  • English
  • 01 March 2018

About the Author: Dave Donelson

I m a freelance writer Diamonds: A MOBI ñ and photographer who regularly works for about three dozen magazines and newspapers covering a diverse range of topics including social issues, business, travel, golf, and lifestyles I m the author of eight books so far , including Weird Golf Tales of Fantastic, Horrific, Scientifically Impossible, and Morally Reprehensible Golf Among my other works is Heart of PDF or my novel about diamond smuggling in the Congo, Heart of Diamonds and The Dynamic Manager Guide series, which is based on my work with hundreds of companies across the country My career as a broadcaster, entrepreneur, and writer has taken me from the jungles of Australia s Cape York Peninsula to the minarets of Riyadh I ve climbed the spire of of Diamonds: A ePUB ☆ the Empire State Building, floated the Usumacinta River to the Mayan ruins at Piedras Negras in Guatemala, and photographed the tree climbing lions and mountain gorillas of Uganda.



10 thoughts on “Heart of Diamonds: A Novel of Scandal, Love and Death in the Congo

  1. Dave Dave says:

    Corruption at the highest levels of government, greed in the church and brutality among warring factions make the Congo a very dangerous place for television journalist Valerie Grey Amid the bloody violence of that country s endless civil war, Grey uncovers a deadly diamond smuggling scheme that reaches from the heart of the Congo to the White House, by way of a famous American televangelist Aided by an altruistic doctor, Grey is pursued by the soldiers of the country s dictator, the mercenari Corruption at the highest levels of government, greed in the church and brutality among warring factions make the Congo a very dangerous place for television journalist Valerie Grey Amid the bloody violence of that country s endless civil war, Grey uncovers a deadly diamond smuggling scheme that reaches from the heart of the Congo to the White House, by way of a famous American televangelist Aided by an altruistic doctor, Grey is pursued by the soldiers of the country s dictator, the mercenaries of the mine s owner, and the rebels seeking to take control of the country Heart of Diamonds is a fast paced tale of ambition, avarice, betrayal and love

  2. Cherie Catron Cherie Catron says:

    Great research descriptions of landscapes accurate portrayal of problems in Congo Reads like an action movie However characters are flat and stereotypical Great research descriptions of landscapes accurate portrayal of problems in Congo Reads like an action movie However characters are flat and stereotypical

  3. Michael Michael says:

    An Exhilarating, Eye Opening Read As Heart of Diamonds begins, the description of a brutal rebel attack on a Congolese village as told by a young Congolese boy will tear fiercely at your heartstrings The brutality this child endured sets the stage for the balance of the story, yet it had me wondering if I could handleDonelson s descriptions of life in the Congo are revolting yet riveting As I continued turning the pages my view quickly changed from trepidation to anticipation While the An Exhilarating, Eye Opening Read As Heart of Diamonds begins, the description of a brutal rebel attack on a Congolese village as told by a young Congolese boy will tear fiercely at your heartstrings The brutality this child endured sets the stage for the balance of the story, yet it had me wondering if I could handleDonelson s descriptions of life in the Congo are revolting yet riveting As I continued turning the pages my view quickly changed from trepidation to anticipation While the depiction of the vicious, bloody civil war in the Congo remains a constant background theme, the exposure of a diamond smuggling operation by American TV journalist, Valerie Grey, takes you on an exhilarating journey When Grey uncovers the corrupt scheme she quickly learns that she is dealing with a group of ruthless criminals who will stop at nothing to prevent her from airing her story The deeper she probes, the deeper the roots of corruption seem to have grown Soon it becomes evident that Grey and her assistant can trust no one Nonstop action, devastation and brutality run concurrent with altruism and romance in this thriller making it an energetic and exhilarating read Mr Donelson, thank you for opening this reader s eyes to the horrors of the Congo I was moved by this novel s ability to teach as well as thoroughly entertain Bravo.Michael BalkindAuthor of Sudden Death Dead Ball

  4. Mark Mark says:

    This well written novel reads with authenticity and the pace rarely slows Scenes are evocative, overwhelming the reader with the heat, stench and tragedy that is Africa Action scenes are frequent and vivid, moving the plot forward.While a satisfying read, stock character antagonists are frustratingly banal Poorly structured elements of romantic suspense further undermine the drama and weaken sympathy for the protagonists.Even with those defects, enough sharply drawn action and a few save the This well written novel reads with authenticity and the pace rarely slows Scenes are evocative, overwhelming the reader with the heat, stench and tragedy that is Africa Action scenes are frequent and vivid, moving the plot forward.While a satisfying read, stock character antagonists are frustratingly banal Poorly structured elements of romantic suspense further undermine the drama and weaken sympathy for the protagonists.Even with those defects, enough sharply drawn action and a few save the day surprises make Heart of Diamonds an entertaining story

  5. Tabitha Tabitha says:

    This book was fascinating to me I am always aware that others live different lives than myself, but to be in it firsthand which is why I love reading these types of books is always very humbling to me.

  6. Melissa Melissa says:

    I was immediately thrown into the story on the first page The accounts of daily life in the Congo are so vivid, the images created are haunting Well written story and a great read overall.

  7. Amy Talluto Amy Talluto says:

    This is Jeremy s dad s debut first novel and features the Congo.

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