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Major BS: A Top Secret Mission
John Martin
In this funny, satirical book -- which is available in ebook or paperback -- Molly Rowbottom is the latest in a long line to take charge of the family homestead near Canberra. Once it was the home of affluent graziers but now times are tough. Although the locals still look up to her, she is cash poor and has had to lease part of the land to a wind-power farm just to make ends meet. That's not enough though and the bank threatens to take it all: her home along with her heritage.

Enter Major Jeremy Billycock-Smythe, a former mercenary, who has a much higher opinion of his own abilities than just about anyone else. He denigrates the homestead by calling it a mauseoleum, insists on calling Molly by the less common name of Millicent and covets the family knighthood she can never inherit because she's a daughter rather than a son.

"Don't worry, I have a plan," he tells her. "Have I ever let you down?
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