DAVID CRAIG OWEN THOMAS

1942 - 2011

Writing as: David Grant, Craig Thomas


According to Wikipedia: "David Craig Owen Thomas (24 November 1942 – 4 April 2011) was a Welsh author of thrillers, most notably the Mitchell Gant and Kenneth Aubrey series of novels.

The son of the Western Mail rugby union writer JBG Thomas, he was educated at Cardiff High School. He graduated from University College, Cardiff in 1967, obtaining his M.A. after completing a thesis on Thomas Hardy. Thomas became an English teacher, working at Shire Oak Grammar School in Walsall Wood, where he was Head of the English Department, as well as other grammar schools in the West Midlands.

Thomas and his wife Jill had lived near Lichfield, Staffordshire, but moved to Somerset in 2010. He died on 4 April 2011 from pneumonia, following a short battle with acute myeloid leukemia. He was 68."



Series Books
David Grant
 
Non-Spy Series Moscow 5000 (1979)
  Emerald Decision (1980)
 
Craig Thomas
 
Kenneth Aubrey Rat Trap (1976)
  Firefox (1977)
  Wolfsbane (1978)
  Snow Falcon (1979)
  Sea Leopard (1981)
  Jade Tiger (1982)
  Firefox Down (1983)
  The Bear's Tears (1985)
  Winter Hawk (1987)
  Wildcat (1988)
  The Last Raven (1989)
  A Hooded Crow (1992)
  Playing With Cobras (1993)
  A Wild Justice (1994)
  A Different War (1996)
  Slipping Into Shadow (1997)