Rainbo Book Reviews logo

Review of "In Pale Battalions" by Robert Goddard

In Pale Battalions image
In Pale Battalions
by Robert Goddard

$12.00 Suggested Retail Price

Young British Lt. Tom Franklin managed to survive the carnage of World War I, and when he comes home, he decides to visit the the family of his captain who was killed in action. What he finds there appalls him, not the least of which is his captain's widow who is apparently smitten with an unscrupulous American.

The story is all very much in the style of classic English literature that centers on an aristocratic family with more than its fair share of skelletons in the many closets. The best part of this little mystery is the big finish - a very unexpected turn of events that will make you glad you waited for it.

Rainbo Electronic Reviews published this review in our October, 2007 issue.

See our reviews of other works by Robert Goddard that you might enjoy:

Past Caring
by Robert Goddard
ISBN: 978-0-385-34117-2

A very Brittish mystery novel by Robert Goddard set in the late 1970's, "Past Caring" tells the story of Martin Redford, a divorced former teacher who's lost his passion for life when an old friend, Alec Fowler, leads him to a job on the island of Madeira where he meets South African Leo Sellick who owns a historic mansion on the island…[more]

See our current Fiction reviews.