Hope Not Lost by Jonathan Kelly
Approx. 88,750 words.
Published on August 3, 2011.
Meet Ian Bell, a young veteran of the Iraq War, the guy next door. When criminals put their hands on the Hope and Wittelsbach Diamonds at the Smithsonian, the young sleuth follows them on a globe-trotting chase that leads him to a Murdoch-like villain. Will he retrieve the diamonds? Will he uncover a shocking truth behind the criminal organization? Will he save the love of his life?