Jack Byrne grew up in Liverpool, the son of post WWII Irish emigrants. In his first novel, Under the Bridge, Jack takes the Liverpool of his parent's era to craft an engrossing mystery featuring the post war Irish and their struggles as they try to make there way in a country that at times is hostile to their presence.
We talk with Jack about his life, the challenges of writing and publishing a book when coming from a working class background, what it was like to be both Scouse and the son of Irish emigrants along with his plan for future books
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.