This Thing of Darkness by D.J. Mitchell
Approx. 21,170 words.
Published on August 25, 2011.
When peacemakers Sam Winslow and Richard Hendrix seek to better understand a war, they find themselves in Sri Lanka's no man's land. They soon learn that all is not as it seems-- and that neither side wants the truth known. But their greatest challenge lies ahead, as unexpected violence threatens both their lives and their sanity.