Heart Of Diamonds: a novel of scandal, love, and death in the Congo by Dave Donelson
Approx. 96,840 words.
Published on January 8, 2010.
Corruption at the highest levels, 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 civil war, Grey uncovers a diamond-smuggling scheme that reaches from the heart of Africa to the White House by way of a famous American televangelist. Her goal: reveal it to the world.