A Most Unfortunate Affair


The arrival of Captain Quinn, an inexperienced and reckless intelligence officer, disrupts the delicate equilibrium of a WW1 battalion in northern France. He and Captain Michael ‘Moose’ Cody, one of the company commanders, discover themselves rivals in both their professional and personal lives. As their intensifying feud stumbles towards an inextricable ending, which one of them will survive?



Two English WW1 army captains in Northern France end up wanting to annihilate each other as much as their omnipresent common enemy. Back home, their wives become caught up in the affray.



“While the author drops in a couple of shocking moments in the story’s latter half, he skillfully retains a slow burn all the way until the smashing conclusion.” – Kirkus Revues.


“An exceptional, edgy tale with convincing plot turns and a well-incorporated wartime setting.” – Kirkus Reviews.


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