Author Mark Keating has a new novel which is now available for pre-order in Hardcover and Paperback, Blood Diamond, in both Hardcover and Paperback. It will be released worldwide on 19 July 2012.
The fearless pirate captain Devlin is invited to London by the Prince of Wales, no less, and offered an amnesty if he will carry out a daring crime. Devlin is tasked with going to Paris to steal the biggest, most valuable diamond ever found – the Pitt Diamond – now in the possession of the French Prince Regent. Set against the unsure frenzy of speculation known as the South Sea Bubble, with action and suspense on the filthy streets and great palaces of London and Paris, not to mention an epic confrontation with the French navy in the English Channel.