Michael G. Thomas

Biography

Michael G. Thomas, is a writer, martial artist and military historian. He has written books on European martial arts and military history as well as Zombie Survival books and fiction. He is the co-founder of the prestigious Academy of Historical Fencing that teaches traditional armed and unarmed European martial arts. His specialist subject areas are teaching the use of the medieval two handed longsword and the German long knife in both the UK and other parts of Europe.

He academic background is as varied as his writing with degrees in Computing, Classical Studies and Machine Learning. In recent years he has undertaken substantial research in the fields of machine learning and artificial intelligence as well as Ancient Greek and Byzantine military history.

Michael is currently completing his Champions of the Apocalypse Series and Star Crusades science fiction series.

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Books

Starfire (The Guardian War Book 1)
Pre-release—available July 26, 2019. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Thrust into a civil war on the other side of the Galaxy, Alliance Marine Spartan and his fleet face a threat like no other. While a brutal conflict rages through the region, another dark and terrible threat emerges in the form of an armada led by a gigantic dreadnought called STARFIRE, a ship so great that it dwarfs an entire battlefleet and leaves a string of devastated planets in its wake.
Ark Royal (Star Crusades: War Stories Book 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2019 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Ark Royal is the most powerful starcarrier ever built. A massive 440m long behemoth that carries vast numbers of starfighters onboard. Commanded by the rising star in the Confederate Navy, the renowned Admiral Churchill, and crewed by experienced officers. She’s capable of tackling an entire flotilla on her own. No enemy would dare stand against her…until the Great Uprising.
Zombie Dawn Apocalypse (Zombie Dawn Trilogy, book 3)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,660. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The final novel in the exciting Zombie Dawn trilogy that follows the outbreak of a deadly worldwide Zombie plague. This epic finale concludes the story ten years on from Zombie Dawn Outbreak. Very few communities remain and those left are the hardiest and most resolute. This book tells the final bloody fight for survival that will determine the future for mankind.
ZOMPOC: How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,710. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Meticulously researched and vigorously detailed this important survival manual is the most detailed and up-to-date book you will find to keep you and your family safe during the Zompoc (Zombie Apocalypse). This book is unique in its coverage of all Zombie strains from the viral infected fast zombies through to the shambling re-animated undead.
Zombie Dawn Outbreak (Zombie Dawn Trilogy, book 1)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The first novel in the exciting Zombie Dawn Trilogy that follows the outbreak of a deadly Zombie plague and the people that are left, fighting to survive. Follow the story of six individuals around the world in their fight to survive in the first few days of the Zombie Outbreak. Part of the Zombie Dawn series of novels and short stories that charts the events of the Zombie Apocalypse.
A Zombie Christmas Carol
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,820. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
This exciting and bloodthirsty story tells of Ebenezer Scrooge and his journey of redemption brought about by a plague of ravenous zombies. After the supernatural visitations of Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Yet to Come he comes to realise that he is London’s only hope. In a city under siege by the undead there is only one man able to stand in their way.
Zombie Dawn Trilogy: Illustrated Collector's Edition
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 199,100. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
The complete Zombie Dawn Trilogy is now available for the first time. Not only do you get all three novels, you also get nineteen original illustrations that highlight the most significant characters in the saga. As an added bonus the collectible hardback includes the exciting 'Invasion Manhattan' novella that is set three weeks after the outbreak.
Final Battle (Zombie Dawn Stories)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
The Flotilla has fought and struggled for ten years but it is now time for them to settle down. After making contact with a new community they decide to risk it all in one last gamble. As the fleet leaves on their final voyage they receive the terrible news. The island, their last best hope for survival is under a massive attack by the walking dead. Only quick and decisive action can save the day.
Dead End (Zombie Dawn Stories)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2011 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
After an epic siege the last enclave in the British Isles has fallen and the few remnants of the community try to escape across the zombie infested roads. Every town, city and refuge has been overrun or destroyed after ten years of struggle and war and there are few options remaining. With fuel and ammunition almost gone what will the survivors do and where can their battered convoy go?
Zombie Dawn Exodus (Zombie Dawn Trilogy, book 2)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,750. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
The second novel in the exciting Zombie Dawn trilogy that follows the outbreak of a deadly Zombie plague that kills millions. One year after the horrific outbreak, small communities fight to survive and rebuild their lives in the ruins of a zombie dominated world. With food already sparse and the dead appearing at every turn, the living must risk their flesh just to forage for enough to survive.
Invasion Manhattan (Zombie Dawn Stories)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Weeks after the zombie outbreak the world is at war and Manhattan is a burning wasteland. Zombies roam the streets, buildings and tunnels as they hunt the survivors whilst small groups of civilians and soldiers fight to survive. The US Army prepare for a massive final offensive to take back the city once and for all. Part of the Zombie Dawn series that charts the events of the Zombie Apocalypse.
Final Fortress (Zombie Dawn Stories)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,460. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Ten years after the outbreak just a few small communities remain. Years of fighting have forced one group to retreat to a medieval fortified town with its massive castle. Few signs of the undead have been seen in months until they spot the horde. Massed in their thousands and hungry for flesh they begin the siege. Part of the Zombie Dawn series that charts the events of the Zombie Apocalypse.
Hawaiian Hell (Zombie Dawn Stories)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,350. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
One year after the Zombie outbreak the safest place to be is the Sanctuary, formally known as Hawaii. Well defended and supplied, it is the last, best place to live for the remaining living. It was, until a combination of a disgruntled ex-employee and secret biological research experiments combine, leading to catastrophe. Part of the Zombie Dawn series that charts the events of Zombie Apocalypse.
Death Ship (Zombie Dawn Stories)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,290. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
One year after the Zombie outbreak a ragtag flotilla of ships sails the Pacific looking for any survivors and supplies. A chance find of a missing Ocean Liner that appears to be in distress leads to an elite team being sent to investigate. With time running out, what will they find and how many will make it back alive? Part of the Zombie Dawn series that charts the events of Zombie Apocalypse.
Highway Z (Zombie Dawn Stories)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
It is one year after the Zombie outbreak and the country has collapsed into anarchy. Tiny groups of survivors travel the highways in heavily modified and armoured convoys looking for supplies. When one group is ambushed and left for dead they discover they have more than just zombies to worry about. Highway Z is part of the Zombie Dawn series of novels and short stories.
Night of the Nazi Zombies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,770. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
This is the first novel in the Nazi Zombie saga. ‘Night of the Living Dead’ meets ‘Saving Private Ryan’ in a bloodthirsty World War II night of terror. In the early hours of D-Day, Sergeant Smith and his unit of elite airborne infantry arrive in occupied France. It soon becomes apparent that the Germans have a terrifying secret weapon, one that could drive the allies back into the sea!
Elite Gamer (Zombie Dawn Stories)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2010 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Zack and his friends are elite zombie killers. After years of fighting the undead on their computers they finally get to test their abilities for real. When the zombie apocalypse starts, Zack grabs his trusty survival manuals and attempts to use his gaming knowledge to get out of the city. Will Zack and his friends make it out alive or will they fall in a desperate battle with the undead horde?
Arctic Outbreak (Zombie Dawn Stories)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Dr Anna Martinez was a security troubleshooter and getting companies out of tricky situations was her specialism. When a top secret research facility in Alaska is breached, she’s called in to contain the situation. It appears the work of terrorists but it turns out to be something even worse! Can Martinez and the scientists contain the lethal situation or will it start a worldwide outbreak?
Zompoc: Weapons and Tactics for the Zombie Apocalypse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,030. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2010 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
How do you fight a zombie if you are armed with only a shovel and are being pursued down a street? How can you raise a body of like minded individuals to defend your territory or to expand during the Zompoc? What is the Zompoc and what is a zombie? This book was written to answer these questions and much more.
Taliban Terror (Zombie Dawn Stories)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
It was a routine mission for the men of 3rd Battalion. After losing contact with an Afghan Army compound in Nawzad thing take a turn for the worst. The marines were sent in to find out what happened and to ensure the town resisted any attempts by the Taliban to establish a foothold. This time it was different, nothing in their training had prepared them for the undead horror that awaited them.

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