By John B. Robinson
Fast-talking gem specialist Lonny Cushman encounters the damaging and malevolent international of the African gem as he accompanies a tender woman seminarian from long island to Rwanda looking for her lacking father. when they achieve Africa, Lonny chases a set of perfect eco-friendly diamonds during the killing fields of the Congo. Their survival relies on negotiating the bloody community of the conflict-ridden African diamond exchange, together with Islamic jihadists, corrupt army officials, Israeli brokers, Ukrainian palms purchasers, and a complete host of con males. Can Lonny store himself and the younger seminarian from a sad loss of life?
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I told them, ‘I never got into Israel. ’ “‘Tel Aviv is Israel,’ they say. “‘You’re scrambled,’ I tell them. ’ A Fistful of Diamonds 43 “I was sentenced to three days in jail. My parents are going crazy. Ehh! They thought the Jews murdered me. ‘It wasn’t the Israelis,’ I told them. ’ It is, my brother, an oasis in the desert. I ordered English gin and Schweppes in a tall glass with ice cubes, comme il faut. Ten minutes later I’m arrested again. It’s illegal for a Muslim to drink alcohol during Ramadan in Dubai!
An orange minibus parked by the taxi stand caught Lonny’s attention: the Equatorial Hotel. He drew a clump of Rwandan francs from his pocket and knocked on the passenger window. Since the authorities would want to know what a gem dealer was doing in Kigali, he decided to pitch his cover story directly to one of their informants. ” he asked. The driver nodded toward the passenger, but there was no response. “Je cherche un homme qui s’appelle Gogo,” he tried again in his maternal tongue. “Je suis Gogo,” said the plump, acne-scarred man riding shotgun.
Priests, like celebrities and politicians, seemed to think mundane obligations like cab fare were best left to lesser, unordained mortals. A Fistful of Diamonds 33 The Rwandan eventually ushered his two guests through the dirt yard, past a thick wooden door, into a drab front hall, and down a narrow corridor to closet-like rooms on the ground floor. Lonny noted the locking bolts on the outside of their doors. They were not offered a welcome of any sort. Father Rwagatera bade them a hasty good evening before retiring to a different wing of the Anglican fortress.
A Fistful of Diamonds: A Gemstone Thriller (The Gemstone Thrillers) by John B. Robinson