Prayer at Rumayla

Nineteen year-old Chet Brown arrived home from the Gulf War in the spring of 1991 and found that, for him, the war was only beginning. Betrayed by his friends and lover, ignored by his family, Brown travels across the country in search of meaning behind the horrors of his war.

…A fast-paced, in-the-trenches Gulf War novel… — VVA Veteran Magazine

…Honest and unsparing account…A much needed corrective… — Seymour Hersh, Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize

As timely as tomorrow’s newspaper headlines…Brutally honest, direct, and meaningful — Midwest Book Review, February 2002

Bleak and disturbing… dead-on-target …This first novel is a work of pure psychological conflict. — Gannett Newspapers, December 22, 2001

Exposes the dirty underbelly of war… a must for anyone interested in the Gulf War as it really happened…highly recommended — Desert-Storm.com

Profoundly moving, raw, exceptionally well executed…an expertly written psychological thriller…Prayer is easily one of the most impressive books reviewed in this blog. — The PODler Book Review, May 6, 2007