Harvest the Bones by Tony Matthews
Approx. 73,660 words.
Published on December 18, 2012.
This novel, set during the Great War, is not just a story of war but a powerful indictment of the brutality of the British military system of battlefield ‘justice’. Private Alex Ray promises to help a French family in the event of the Germans overrunning the lines. Yet this promise leads Alex inexorably to a betrayal of himself and his courage and brings him to the very shadow of the gallows.