Novel ROUGH CUT now available

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ROUGH CUT is now available. ROUGH CUT is the debut novel of award winning independent feature film maker Owen Carey Jones. ROUGH CUT was first published on 1st October 2011 and a second edition was published on 1st March 2012.

When a New York dealer in gemstones discovers a number of top quality synthetic diamonds in a batch he has bought, industry watchdog, the Federation of International Diamond Traders calls in Belizean, Carter Jefferson to trace their origin and eliminate the threat to the market. Old relationships are revived and family secrets emerge as an attractive English girl and a passionate young Frenchman are sucked into the web of deceit and death surrounding the illicit gems.

Media review quotes
‘The plot has an exotic, almost James Bond feel to it.’ (Yorkshire Evening Post)
‘With his book, Owen Carey Jones has found the perfect recipe: Rough Cut is cleverly written, will grip you from the very beginning and will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end.’ (

Reader review quotes (posted on Amazon and Waterstones websites)
‘I read Rough Cut this weekend, it spoilt my weekend, I couldn’t put the thing down! Really enjoyed it.’
‘Gripping stuff, I read it in one sitting. Highly recommended.’
‘It was very hard to put this book down. Looking forward to the next one already!’

The author
Born in Belize in the Caribbean, Owen Carey Jones is a former banking professional who decided on a change of career at the age of 45 and studied for an MA in Screenwriting (Fiction) at the Northern Film School in Leeds. Owen went on to become an award-winning film writer & director whose films have been seen in cinemas and on television by more than 40 million people in countries on five continents and in 2004, he was elected to membership of the British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA).

Rough Cut is Owen’s first novel.

Paperback £7.99
Kindle £1.99
ISBN: 978 1 78088 197 3

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