SUNSET ON RAMREE

The Award-winning* novelette based on the deadliest crocodile attack ever recorded. 

On February 19th, 1945, one thousand Japanese soldiers retreated into the fetid mangrove swamps of Ramree Island hoping to escape their British enemy. However, they soon discovered that the sixteen kilometre stretch of marshland that promised to offer safe cover had delivered them straight into the jaws of hell. 

Inspired by true events during WWII, Sunset on Ramree follows young musician-turned-soldier Shigeatsu Nakadai and his best friend, Kodi, as they head ever deeper into danger.

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*EPIC Award Winner 2011 - Best Historical Fiction

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REVIEWS

"I felt as though I was there alongside the men trying to escape. This is a book that will stay with you long after you close the cover."  5/5 -- Readers Favorite

"Sunset on Ramree is a book you not only read, but live. Each word draws you in deeper to experience the fear and terror along with the lead characters, Shigeatsu and Kodi. This is one book I will not forget for a very long time and highly recommend you read." -- Sloane Taylor, author of On Fire in Finland

"Damn good reading." -- Amazon Australia 

"Stunningly beautiful with detailed depictions of incidents taking place during those two days that keep the readers with a palpitating heart. It is also evident that the novelette "Sunset on Ramree" written by Robert Appleton will be one of the world-classic books till many years in the future." -- Zwe Thit (Rammarmray)'s Collection of Writings