A clear-thinking and reliable soldier, British Sergeant Michael Stonebridge (Philip Winchester) brings strategic clout to Section 20.
He and his wife Kerry are the picture of a perfect couple, but there’s more going on in his family life than meets the eye. His confidence with a weapon is matched only by his way with women.
From alien invasions, to walking trees, to winged beasts in the woods, to dinosaurs spotted in the village of Three Pines, his tales are so extraordinary no one can possibly believe him. A strong sense of place, a multilayered plot, and well-crafted (and for Penny's fans, familiar) characters combine for a thoughtful, intriguing tale.
Mr Boyden wrote: 'Because of your strike, I am unable to travel home until Thursday and read him and his sister a story.
The seven-year contract, which sees the Government pay Govia more than £1billion per year to run services, also means it has to put up the cash for the £15million in compensation claims from passengers.
It comes as 300,000 commuters face another day of rush hour hell as the 48-hour strike by Southern Rail drivers continues today, with another 24-hour strike planned for Friday.
Because of your strike, we will not discover what animal is hiding in his favourite book tonight, or tomorrow night.'Thousands of commuters packed on to already crowded London Underground and London Overground carriages, as well as trains operated by other rail companies, as they struggled to find alternative routes to work after their regular Southern trains were cancelled.
Meanwhile stations that are usually serviced by Southern Rail trains were eerily quiet today as passengers were warned not to travel.