Major BS

The government never lets you forget, do they? In this comical mystery, Major BS is rebuilding his shattered reputation when he finds out his wife’s historic property faces bankruptcy.
This is all he needs!
Major Billycock-Smythe — bumbling adventure travel agent and former failed mercenary — is just getting over the embarrassment of having accidentally brought 12 illegal aliens back into the country, and he is resetting his goals for the recognition he thinks he richly deserves from the Australian hierachy.
But Major BS doesn’t bank on the blasted illegal immigrants re-entering his life to complicate things.
He summons his former sergeant from South London because that little one-eared chap, as common as he is, has always been able to get him out of a pickle.
The plot thickens when they start seeing a mysterious helicopter.
Major BS is a funny mystery novel full of quirky characters, and with a jagged satirical edge.
See the major get his comeuppance while the man he bullies and belittles emerges as the real hero of the novel.
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Published on
Jun 20, 2017
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Pages
248
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ISBN
9781537880266
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Satire
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