After college, Martin Sommerville joined the Royal Marines; Great Britain’s premier naval force. During the Falkland Islands War with Argentina, he was a lieutenant, assigned to naval intelligence. When the War was over he returned to England to start a career as a ship designer.
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Some time later, at the urging of his mentor, he packed up and left for greener pastures. First he journeyed to the United States. While there he worked as a designer, and met his fi ancée, Betsy Kilmer. Sadly, Betsy was killed in an auto accident 3 weeks before their wedding. Grief stricken, he left the States for employment in the shipyards of China and Russia. Several years later he returned to England.
Once back in the U.K. he meets a new love, Dr. Cybil Simpson, M.D. She and her Father thrust him into an unexpected career as a university teacher, and an agent for the secretive MI 5.
In his newly found occupation he is assigned to a terrorism investigative unit, and given the code name ‘The Sparrow.’ In this capacity, he and his new paramour, ‘The Wren,’ fi t well together, always seeming to know what the other is thinking. Using this unusual gift, they soon become an indispensable force within MI 5.