An enthralling tale of discovery and adventure littered with a sense of daring and romance, the intrigue of the stock market mixed with the brutal harshness of the Australian outback and the dangers of the African jungle. En route from Melbourne to Singapore, the Jumbo Jet makes a forced landing in the remote far north west of Australia. This leads to the discovery of an extremely rich vein of Blue Diamonds that Jack Murray develops into a small but successful mining company with the assistance of a well known diamond producer. Listing on the Australian Stock Exchange sees the companyas fortunes rapidly grow and provide a rich return to investors. Receiving an offer too good to refuse, Jack sells out to a South African venture organization that has disastrous results in its attempts to increase production. With persuasion from disgruntled investors, Jack buys back the company at a rock bottom price that includes a lease to a diamond mine in the turbulent African country, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. With his partner, Jack relocates to the eastern regions of the troubled DRC and re-opens the mine with the help of untrained but enthusiastic local workers. Conflict soon erupts with rebel leaders from neighbouring Rwanda that threatens the lives of all involvedThey were more than happy with the progress made and the glee they showed as Jack explained how he had already recruited three ... Phone and internet access was still a concern but Stanley had organised for a repair crew to Chapter 31 .
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