Gary J Byrnes lives in Dublin, Ireland and writes popular thrillers. His 9/11 TRILOGY is a worldwide bestseller and he was nominated for a Crime Writers’ Association Dagger Award for twisty, existentialist PURE MAD. His most recent work is art, food and Nazi thriller UNITED HATES and he is currently working on an aviation thriller, while listening to Pink Floyd and The Doors. He’s also written transrealist mindbender THE GOD VIRUS, and shorts collection THE WRITER AND OTHER STORIES. Gary studied art and design at college, served in Ireland’s Army Reserve and also works as an ebook, SEO and web content consultant. Gary likes to read Hunter S Thompson, Norman Mailer and Philip K Dick. When not at his laptop, Gary enjoys cooking, encountering great art, exploring cities and trying to make the world a better place, one story at a time.