Gary J Byrnes lives in Dublin, Ireland and writes popular thrillers. His 9/11 TRILOGY is a worldwide bestseller and he was nominated for the 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. Between writing, Gary went to art school, served in Ireland’s Army Reserve, spent time as a waiter, a journalist, an SEO specialist, and currently has a day job in aviation and space marketing. Favourite writers include Yuval Harari, David Mitchell, 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.