About the Author
Thomas Block has written a number of aviation-oriented novels, many which have gone on to acquire best-seller status in numerous countries. His novel writing began with the publication of "Mayday" in 1979. With his boyhood friend, novelist Nelson DeMille, "Mayday" was extensively rewritten and republished in 1998. "Mayday" became a CBS Movie of the Week in October, 2005.
Several of the other novels by Block include "Orbit" (a top bestseller in Germany, among other nations), "Airship Nine", "Forced Landing" (also done as a radio serialization drama in Japan), "Skyfall", "Open Skies" and his newest novel, "Captain". Thomas Block is still writing both fiction and non-fiction, and has edited and updated his earlier novels into ebooks in all the major formats and also into new full-sized (trade paperback) printed versions.
Captain Thomas Block has been a pilot since 1959, and since 2002 he has lived on a ranch in Florida with his wife Sharon where they board, compete and train horses. His website at ThomasBlockNovels.com contains additional information about Thomas Block's novels.