Jack Byrne was born and raised in Speke, Liverpool, and graduated from UEA's BA in English Literature as a mature student in 2003. He published his debut collection of short stories, The One Road, in 2020. His debut novel Under the Bridge was published by Northodox Press in 2021, the first in the Liverpool Mystery Series. The second in the series, Across the Water, followed in 2022, and the third, Before The Storm, in 2023. He blogs at https://jackbyrnewriter.com.