'If they're hiding something, we've got a right to know. We've got a right to know what Kenny died for'
The day their families have been waiting for has arrived. After an agonizing six month wait, the last British combat soldiers in Helmand are coming home.
But in the final hours, disaster strikes. Nineteen-year-old Private Pete Lyons is abducted, and the patrol sent out to locate him is ambushed. One killed, two injured, and Lyons nowhere to be found . . .
Their loved ones are left desperate for answers, but the army refuses to talk. Their only hope lies with Coroner Jenny Cooper, who must take on the full might of the military to stop the truth being buried. But in a town filled with secrets, it's not only the army that has something to hide . . .
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