Thomas happily resides in Northern Thailand with his wife and precocious 3 year old daughter. Together with his wife they have established an English language test preparation center (TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, CU-TEP). Here Thomas comes into contact with Thailand’s best and brightest on a daily basis. The Ming Inheritance is Thomas’ first novel and comprises the initial installment of the Sam Collins Mystery series.
A six hundred year old legend brought to life~a heart stopping race against history…Phitsanulok, October 1465 AD. The long lost Ming Emperor Jianwen is secretly and finally laid to rest in the northern reaches of the Ayutthaya Kingdom. An Ayutthaya court official oversees the interment amidst the horrified screams of the Ming diplomats who accompany their emperor into the darkness. Boston, July 19