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Colin Thomas

After studying Classical Languages at St. Bede’s School Manchester, Colin Thomas at the age of 16, left to start work as a silk screen printer and poster writer, later becoming a Litho machine operator. At 17, he joined as a singer in a popular rock and roll band, who became the regular band at the ‘BBC TOP OF THE POPS STUDIOS’ in Manchester in the 1960s, and other venues throughout the UK. At the same time, he worked as a Litho machine tester and demonstrator, for a well-known Manchester Printing Machine Manufacturer, and travelled all over the World extensively, whilst demonstrating their new Machinery on International Exhibitions. In 1980, at the age of 36, he set up his own successful commercial printing company, before selling it in 2010. Then took a part time job as a fleet car and courier van driver, until finally retiring in December of 2019. Colin then began to write his autobiography and books of poems and children’s books and continued further writing novels. To this day, Colin has written ten unpublished novels and over twenty other unpublished works. He has two children, Warren, aged 55, and Kelly, aged 37, from his first marriage to Lesley in 1965 who sadly died in 2007. Colin has now been married for the past 6 years to his lovely wife, Karen, and lives in a nice home in Cheshire, England, together with her 21-year-old son, Joe. Colin continues writing every day and Blessed is He is the first of his novels to be published.

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Blessed is He

Towards the end of the American Civil War in 1863, Sergeant Zack Jackson, a black Confederate soldier, wakes up after a battle in Virginia, in a field full of his dead comrades, and he sees a hand held up in the middle of all the dead bodies. On further investigation, a dying soldier hands him a wal...

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