The Rules of Engagement begins on 28th June 1914 when the two protagonists will be enjoying an idyllic, warm weekend, unaware that events in the underbelly of Europe will have an impact on the entire world and their own lives within forty days. For the next three years, they are fighting on the Western Front, living each twenty-four hours as if it could be their last.
The two protagonists are Alex and Daniel (the Viscount Swiffen) – two young men from polar opposites of the social spectrum. They portray how World War One impacted all men of fighting age, whether they volunteered in the glorious summer of August in a flush of hyperbole or bided their time and hoped they could escape the call to arms…
K. A. Lalani lives in Crawley, West Sussex. He has worked in finance and accounting throughout his career. In his spare time, writing has always been his passion. In 2017, K. A. Lalani published Unto the Skies with The Book Guild (9781911320333), a biography of Amy Johnson – pioneering English aviatrix and the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia. History is a passion of his and this is his first fiction book.