"Humorous and down to earth insight into how a spirited civilian mother matures into a seasoned professional on the military front line"
- Dominic Asquith CMG, former British Ambassador to Iraq
"A tale of danger, loss and of love at the nadir of British fortunes in Iraq - but overwhelmingly an account of one woman's capacity for humanity in all its depth and colour, richly and originally observed, elegantly and movingly told".
- Mark Etherington CBE, former Governor of Wasit Provence, Iraq
"... brings back fond (and not so fond) memories..."
- John Humphrys, author, journalist, broadcaster
"A refreshing and enjoyable read in a genre normally… Read more