We first sat down with Liverpudlian, Jack Byrne back in Season 2 when we talked about his first novel: Under the Bridge. You can catch that episode here: Jack Byrne: Mystery Writer.
Now Jack is back with the second installment of his Liverpool Mystery Series - Across the Water which continues the story of Paddy and Vinnie Connolly. The action moves from Liverpool to Wicklow as Vinnie traces the story of his long-deceased father against a backdrop of corruption and political violence.
Join Martin Nutty in conversation with Jack as they talk about the new book and how the violence of The Troubles touched Jack's family in the worst possible way.
Author of Mystery Novels Based in Liverpool
Jack was born and raised in Speke Liverpool, (Paul McCartney lived in the street behind his family for a while) although his parents first lived 'Under The Bridge' in Garston, his family goes back to Wicklow in Ireland.