I've been excited to read this it was first announced, and it didn't disappoint.
A group of WW1 Tommies get lifted from the battlefield to an alien world. The unfortunate soldiers are beset by wild men, tentacle creatures, hellhounds and a sinister occultist disguised as one of their own.
The majority of the book is spent putting all the pieces in place - Kelleher does all the legwork necessary to turn long list of names into a family of identifiable, enjoyable characters. He's clearly setting up for a lengthy run in this series, and, frankly, more power to him. When the action does kick off (attack of the bug people!), it is a swift, surprising change of pace - things going from measured to frantic in a matter of pages.
Concluding with cliffhangers galore, this is a promising start to another entertaining series from one of my favorite publishers.