Rough Cut

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Rough Cut

Rough Cut When a New York dealer in gemstones discovers a number of top quality synthetic diamonds in a batch he has bought industry watchdog the Federation of International Diamond Traders calls in Belizean

  • Title: Rough Cut
  • Author: Owen Carey Jones
  • ISBN: 9781908248503
  • Page: 105
  • Format: Hardcover
  • When a New York dealer in gemstones discovers a number of top quality synthetic diamonds in a batch he has bought, industry watchdog, the Federation of International Diamond Traders calls in Belizean, Carter Jefferson to trace their origin Carter, a synthetic diamond specialist who recently quit working for the FIDT to concentrate on writing but still works for them on anWhen a New York dealer in gemstones discovers a number of top quality synthetic diamonds in a batch he has bought, industry watchdog, the Federation of International Diamond Traders calls in Belizean, Carter Jefferson to trace their origin Carter, a synthetic diamond specialist who recently quit working for the FIDT to concentrate on writing but still works for them on an ad hoc basis, is reluctant to take the case until he finds a reference in the file which takes him back 25 years to the time he was a geology student at Oxford University Old relationships are revived and family secrets emerge as an attractive English girl and a passionate young Frenchman are sucked into the web of deceit and death surrounding the illicit g

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    1. Joanna Lambert on said:

      Writer Carter Jefferson comes out of retirement to take up an assignment for his old employers the Federal International Diamond Traders. His brief is to investigate how synthetic diamonds have managed to get into a consignment of the real thing. The trail he follows takes him to Europe where he seeks out Nicole, his former love from his university days, whom he has not seen for many years. Living in the north of England she now widowed with two grown up children. By the time he reaches her, she [...]

    2. Melanie Robertson-King on said:

      Once I started Rough Cut I found it difficult to put down. Owen's style drew me in immediately and kept me hooked until the very end. His characters are believable and with the exception of the villains, are extremely likeable. But then, aren't you supposed to dislike the villains?Carter Jefferson, the main character in the book, is a diamond expert and author. His expertise in the gems and previous work with the FDIT leads him back on a freelance basis into the case of synthetic diamonds gettin [...]

    3. Sue on said:

      Rough Cut is a fast paced thriller/mystery set in the world of diamonds and the glitz and glam of the south of France.I enjoyed following Carter Jefferson as he worked out who was behind all the going-ons and liked the fact that we got a small glimpse into his personal life too. This could equally be said of Jacques – a central character to the plot. He inadvertently found himself in the middle of the shady dealings and, as such, being caught up in a lot of the tense and thrilling action. At t [...]

    4. Mandy Baggot on said:

      This was an intriguing read full of twists and turns and felt rather like reading a James Bond film. Lots of underhand dealings, a spattering of romance and some deadly deeds! If you like a thrill with your fiction then this is one for you. I loved the French setting and Owen Carey Jones' writing style was easy to read and delivered like a well-penned film script.

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