When gemologist Dr. Ming Cheng from a prestigious gemstone institute stumbles over a red emerald from a different source, Tom enters a maze full of deception, fraud, rituals, violence, and cancers. Eventually the hunter becomes the hunted. When he traces the peculiar stone to its origin, Tom unearths dark secrets kept. Violence culminates and cancers in Utah keep on rising.
Red Emerald is the fascinating, behind-the-scenes story of the rarest gemstones on the planet. Pertaining to mining, mob and Mormons, the novel coaxes facts into fiction.