'An extraordinary and inspiring account of individual heroism' - Sunday Telegraph
Told with skill and compassion - Sunday Telegraph
Inspiring...a thrilling story of wartime adventure - Sunday Independent
A remarkable story...tightly written, tense - and so very harrowing - Guernsey Evening Post
Mark Bles is well qualified to write about war and insurgency. Educated at Sandhurst and Oxford, he has served in the Royal Green Jackets and 22 Special Air Service Regiment. After leaving the regular army, he worked for several years as a kidnap negotiator. He has written two novels and several works of non-fiction including the acclaimed CHILD AT WAR: The True Story of Hortense Daman.