Texas Author Releases His Second Action/Adventure Novel About Geologist Trace Brandon

Released on: October 21, 2013, 10:33 am
Industry: Media

Austin, TX, -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Author Randall Reneau is pleased to announce the release of his second Trace Brandon novel, Diamond Fields (ISBN: 978-1480082267). His first novel, Deadly Lode (ISBN: 978-1479131792), won the Richard Boes Award for best debut novel.

Geologist Trace Brandon has traded mining in Washington State for the sunshine and warm waters of the Cayman Islands. For the past year, his only encounters with crooks have been social, and no one has tried to kill him. But a phone call from Cyrus the Virus McSweeny lures Trace into a dangerous new mining project. This time the query is West African alluvial diamonds: rare and extremely valuablegreen diamonds.

In the steamy backwater city of Monrovia, Trace and his partner, Will Coffee, team up with expat mining engineer Gordon Watson and an Idaho potato-farmer-turned-diamond-miner known as the Mormon. Together, they will make an extraordinary findwhat miners call a First Water Stone.

When rebels attempt a coup, Trace and his partners are caught up in violence and treachery that threaten to engulf them all

Both books are available in both print and ebook format.

Book Information:

Diamond Fields
Author: Randall Reneau
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN:  978-1480082267
Published: May 2013
Pages: 319
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller

About The Author:
Randall Reneau worked as a professional geologist in the U.S., Mexico, and West Africa until his retirement in 2010. Mr. Reneau served with the 25th Infantry Division in Vietnam and Cambodia. He lives with his wife, Lynne, in Austin, Texas.

For more information, review copies, or interviews please contact the author at:

Randall Reneau
Diamond Fields
Austin, TX

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