About the Author

Thomas McGann is  a graduate of Bishop Loughlin MHS and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

Beside a military career that included a tour in Viet Nam, Tom has been involved in several businesses.  He was the owner/operator of Maguire’s Bayfront Restaurant in Ocean Beach, Fire Island and Seasons Restaurants in both East Moriches and Speonk, NY.  He was also the CEO of Seafarers Construction Company and a managing partner in Seafarers Investing Company that had vested interests in numerous business ventures.

In addition, Tom spent ten years digging clams on the Great South Bay and was a house painter for another ten.  Other stints included tending bar, waiting tables and driving trucks.

Tom’s passion is writing.  He maintains two websites: www.thomasmcgann.com and www.theriddleofriddles.com. He wrote a political column for three years for the online magazine examiner.com, and is a frequent contributor to the Fire Island News.  He is also the author of the young adult fantasy, The Riddle of Riddles, a work in progress called Chance, several plays, numerous short stories and essays and reams of poetry.

Sailing, motorcycling and reading are his hobbies but family is his life.


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