The Diamond Seekers
by Jack Everett & David Coles
My rating: 5 stars
Publication Date: December 9, 2013 (eBook)August 29, 2012 (paperback)
Publisher: Barking Rain Press
Genre: Mystery | Suspense | Thriller
Print Length: 226 pages
Available from: Amazon | Barnes & Noble
When a courier for the
powerful crime family descended from Niccolo Machiavelli realizes he's
being followed by a rival family assassin, he takes a detour through the
English countryside to shake his pursuer. He manages to hide his
precious cargo a fortune in blood diamonds from Sierra Leone before his
pursuer collides with an English family on a holiday drive.
courier drowns in a swollen river; the mother and son die in the crash.
The father is emotionally devastated, and retires in despair from his
MI5 cipher career.
Five years later, the head of the Machiavelli
crime family, Alberto Lorente, is still in pursuit of his missing
diamonds and is ready to launch an ambitious scheme to recover them.
What follows is a twisted trail of murder, kidnapping and layers upon
layers of subterfuge.
The British Security Services are seriously
compromised, but no one knows how or by whom. And suddenly, our former
MI5 cipher expert is on everyone s shopping list.
The Diamond Seekers by Jack Everett
Five years ago, M15 operator, Phillip Madden’s life became a painful hell from which he has never fully recovered. In a spilt second he lost his family when a mob courier, carrying a shipment of blood diamonds for one of the most powerful families around barreled into his family’s car. Now retired and fumbling through life, a shocking phone call leads him to question either his sanity or the truth of the events that terrible day. Is it a trap to snare him in case he knows where the missing diamonds are?
The Machiavelli don wants his diamonds, and will do anything to get them back, including killing anyone who gets in his way. Hang on to your passports and your spy kit, as Jack Everett and David Coles take us on a twisted tale of kidnapping, deceit, betrayal and murder in The Diamond Seekers where who can be trusted is in question and who has the diamonds is the million dollar question. Why are all guns pointed at the bullseye on Phillip’s back? Can he outrun, outwit and outlast evil long enough to find the answers to this mystery?
If you enjoy the grit and tension of the lawless vs the law, the intrigue of solving a mystery that has cost lives both physically and emotionally, and, THE CHASE, Jack Everett and David Coles have joined their creative genius and come up with a dark British thriller that will keep you glued to every page, visualizing each scene and ready to run with our hero at a moment’s notice. These two talented voices in the literary world have blended together seamlessly and pulled off edge-of-your-seat reading that is more twisted than a Gordian knot.
I received this copy from Jack Everett in exchange for my honest review.