New Release + Review: Diamonds in the Rough by Charmaine Pauls


Title: Diamonds in the Rough

A Diamond Magnate Novel

Series: Diamonds are Forever Trilogy #2
Author: Charmaine Pauls

Genre: Dark Romance

Release Date: July 14, 2020




Girls like me, we know how to survive.

We each have our own little ways, but we acquire those skills at the same tender age.

If you ask me how many times a person can die, I’ll tell you many times. As many times as a man stabs you in the stomach with betrayal and wrings out your heart with lies.

Girls like me, we live.

We don’t get a choice.

We step over the cliff and fall.

Eat, sleep, die, and repeat.

(Diamonds in the Rough is Book 2 of the Diamonds are Forever Trilogy and ends on a cliffhanger. Book 1, Diamonds in the Dust, must be read to follow the story. Book 3, Diamonds are Forever, which concludes the story, will be released on 15 September 2020.)

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Ashley’s Review
Diamonds in the Rough is Book 2 in the Diamonds are Forever Trilogy and lets just say this story packed a punch!

Charmaine continues to elevate this series with this book. I’ve never went from loving a character to loathing one as much as I did Maxime. That right there is true writing craft! I was absolutely appalled by his actions yet still want his character redeemed.

This story picks up where Diamonds in the Dust left off. This story was completely mesmerizing and I read it within 4 hours. I literally couldn’t put it down!

Great storyline. Excellent character development. Huge revelations and twists. Cliffhanger.

This book is was fantastic and I highly recommend it!!

5 stars!!!

Author Bio

Charmaine Pauls was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa. She obtained a degree in Communication at the University of Potchestroom, and followed a diverse career path in journalism, public relations, advertising, communications, photography, graphic design, and brand marketing. Her writing has always been an integral part of her professions.

After relocating to Chile with her French husband, she fulfilled her passion to write creatively full-time. Charmaine has published over twenty novels since 2011, as well as several short stories and articles. Two of her shorts have been selected by the International Literary Society for an anthology from across the African continent.

When she is not writing, she likes to travel, read, and rescue cats. Charmaine currently lives in France with her husband and children. Their household is a linguistic mélange of Afrikaans, English, French and Spanish.

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