thomas e, author of the Penury City Trilogy, adventures about in Upstate New York with his wife and son while making a career in technology as a systems’ architect. His passion for the arts, particularly writing and music, have often been an outlet for his creative gifts. He has been writing novels of fiction since 2003. His writing often reflects old-fashioned values, Christian/Catholic themes, and inspiring messages of hope. thomas grew up in a Catholic family where the foundation of his beliefs were seeded, however, they did not fully develop until later on in his life. Reading classical and religious literature is a favorite pass time of his.