Under the pen name S .L .Heaton, Futile Glory is the first in the Armed Forces series by Shirley Heaton who has found success with her Romantic Suspense and Medical Romance series.
She has lived in Yorkshire, England all her life and she enjoys quality time with her daughter, her son and her four grandchildren. She began her career as a medical secretary but some years later with an urge to explore and fulfil her potential she gained a B.Sc.(Hons) and later an M.A. before reaching senior status in a large comprehensive school.
Having travelled extensively she has gained a wide knowledge of people and cultures which she uses, together with her personal experiences, in her writing.
In a brave struggle to survive the bitter Middle East conflict and remain one step ahead to stay alive, Nick and Pat strive to outmanoeuvre the network of underground fighters. They experience the obscenities of war and face anguish, knowing, to their cost, that bravery doesn’t come cheap. But what of the women in their lives, in dread of what the future may hold? How will they react to adversity?