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Dear Reader,

Sometimes, if you're very lucky, you can go home again. An earlier version of this book was titled The Diamond Tiger and came out in 1993 under the name Ann Maxwell. When my present publisher offered me the opportunity of going back to the novel under the name Elizabeth Lowell, I admit that I hesitated. In the years since first publication, the diamond trade ha
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Paperback, 464 pages
Published November 30th 2004 by Avon (first published 1983)
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Andrea
Photographer Erin Shane Windsor loved the remote, silent locations for her landscape photography. Just finishing in the the northern Artic when she receives a message of a family emergency and must return to Los Angeles.
The emergency is that a distant relative, a diamond prospector in Australia, has died and left his estate to her. But where are the diamonds.
Heros and villians appear and appear to switch sides at a moment's notice.
Will Erin find the diamonds and the missing mine, or will the Di
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Linda O
452 pgs. 1992,2004. Australia Outback. Lost Diamond Mines with fabulous, world-shattering wealth. Beautiful, young adventuress/heiress with severe gun-shyness to love, due to previous horrific episode of abuse. Enter Cole! - Rugged, sexy, charismatic roustabout. She's inherited a hidden diamond mine! Can they find the mine before they're cut-off or even killed by either the CIA (her father the agent!), or the extremely powerful and wealthy Japanese diamond traders? There may be another dangerous ...more
Jenny
Erin Windsor has turned her back on the rest of the world, chosing to live alone in the arctic, taking photographs of the beauty and harsh reality of the frozen landscape. But just as she decides she might rejoin human society, she finds out her great-uncle, a man she'd never met, has died and left her ownership of station in Australia's outback... a station that may contain the richest diamond mine to be discovered in centuries. The men who control the diamond world want to make sure the mine i ...more
Cupcakencorset
This book is set in Western Australia, in a landscape that is altogether foreign and fascinating, described with intimacy by the author, as if she’d lived there for years. Her bio says she lives in Seattle, so I don’t know if I can credit that to her imagination, her research or her earlier years. Either way, it’s a helluva place and makes a great setting for a story of the brutality of the diamond business in the 1980s. The main characters are sympathetic, interesting, conflicted, believable. T ...more
Amanda Williams
Elizabeth Lowell - one of my favorite authors - never disappoints.
Dixie
Very good....hard to put down...
Shawn
When I picked this book up, I didn't know that it was a re-release of The Diamon Tiger that she wrote under the pen name of Ann Maxwell. But I haven't read any of her books she has wrote under a different name, so that's ok. I enjoyed the book, but I don't think that it is has good has her newer stuff. I love the Donavon series, and this one book just didn't measure up to those. It still a good read tho.
C K
This is an author that I have read a lot of and have added her books to my 'keeper' book shelf. Most I have read at least twice and some even more than that. Always in depth characters that anyone can identify with on some level.
Dawnie
This is more a 2.5-3 star. I LOVE Elizabeth Lowell, but this just didn't capture my interest like her books normally do.
Carol
Decent plot, sightly predictable, and a feitsty heroine. I learned a lot about diamonds and the diamond industry.
Michael
Pure trash. Loaded with enough purple prose to positively please Prince.
Chris
A classic suspense-driven Lowell novel. Well worth the time to read.
Felicia
Good book. Good romance. Would definitely recommend it to others.
Marell
As usual, Lowell gives a good story and a great mystery
Anna
Good, classic Lowell read.
colleen
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Individually and with co-author/husband Evan, Ann Maxwell has written over 60 novels and one work of non-fiction. There are 30 million copies of these books in print, as well as reprints in 30 foreign languages. Her novels range from science fiction to historical fiction, from romance to mystery. After working in contemporary and historical romance, she became an innovator in the genre of romantic ...more
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