Leyla And The Sandmen by Carl Reader
Approx. 44,700 words.
Published on October 29, 2013.
During the Iraq War, a squad of soldiers comes upon some collateral damage, a little girl dressed in a white burqa at the bottom of a blast crater. When they discover she speaks English and Arabic, they decide to take her with them on a rogue combat mission, despite the danger that presents to her and others. This book contains extreme violence and very strong language.