Steve Cavanagh is an Irish author from Belfast who studied law by accident when he was eighteen years old. He is currently known around the world as the author of the Eddie Flynn novels, for which he has won numerous awards. His debut novel, The Defense, was nominated for the Ian Fleming Silver Dagger Award for Best Thriller of the Year, and his second novel, The Plea, was awarded the Prix Polar Award for Best International Novel. Steve is still a practicing lawyer (he'll figure it out eventually) and co-host of the #1 podcast Two Crime Writers And A Microphone. He's been involved in several high-profile civil rights lawsuits, his Eddie Flynn novels have been translated into over twenty languages, he's married with two small children, and he spends most of his free time sleeping.