This debut novel is heavy on the fun and light on the
suspense. Our young hero, Doug, is a brewery worker from Pottstown,
Pennsylvania, until, at short notice, he finds himself sacked from his
dead-end job and on the trail of a fabulous diamond, stolen by his
long-dead uncle - the bad sheep of the family - who was murdered
many years earlier.
Beyond the Book
A compulsive traveler,
occasional scuba diver, and incurable beginning saxophonist, Charles
Benoit has worked in education and advertising. He and his
wife, Rose, currently live in exotic Rochester, New York.
is his first novel.