Without A Song is a romance, from a guys point of view. Witty and light-hearted it is written is the first person POV.
Never did I ever want to be a soldier, yet it is in the company of these men and women that I have spent much of my life. The news of my wife's infidelity nearly kills me and it is Nicole who nurses me back to health.
My name is Stephen Bannister and I’m in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on contract when I find out about my wife's affairs. One thing leads to another and I knock myself out in a swimming pool only to be rescued and nursed back to health by Nicole Lyons during which time I learn of her fight with Lymphangioleiomyomatosis, a rare disease that only kills women. Now, on the wrong side of an impending divorce I head back to England to try and salvage my marriage but the journey only affirms his wife's decision for divorce and in so doing I learn a lot about myself. Old friends rally round but it is my love for a much younger woman that draws me back to Kingdom, to ask Nicole to marry me.
Without A Song is not only a romance and a travelogue but it offers an insight into the life of the expatriate exserviceman who is extending his career by working for the Saudi Riyal. Ideally suited to a life of travel I travel the world until I get to Saudi Arabia. In the book we meet friends and lovers, we share good times and not so good times.
I'm English by birth, I've got Australian citizenship and for most of my life I have taken my pick-axe and my can-do attitude across the globe.