The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
On her eighteenth birthday, Rachel inherits a large diamond, the moonstone, from her uncle, a corrupt British army officer. Rachel discovers that the diamond holds significant religious value in India. After her birthday party, Rachel discovers that her moonstone has been stolen. What ensues is a complex novel of betrayal, love, religious beliefs, and the ultimate vice of greed.
A romantic suspense novel that will keep you up until you’ve discovered the whereabouts of the moonstone. Collin’s The Moonstone is generally considered the first detective novel of the English Language.
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