Mrs. Trooper's job and mine overlap for 90 minutes today which will leave the kids on their own for a brief time. While the oldest child is twelve and extremely responsible qualified babysitter, I felt it was wise to provide some explicit instructions banning certain activities:
Trooper Thorn is an avid outdoorsman and naturalist. He is a regular contributer to magazines and periodicals, as well as having written two previous novels.
Trooper lives on Vancouver Island with his wife, six children and an active yellow Labrador.