J. F. Kirwan is the author of the Nadia Laksheva thriller series for HarperCollins. Having worked in accident investigation and prevention in nuclear, offshore oil and gas and aviation sectors, he uses his experience of how accidents initially build slowly, then race towards a climax, to plot his novels. An instructor in both scuba diving and martial arts, he travels extensively all over the world, and loves to set his novels in exotic locations. He is also an insomniac who writes in the dead of night. His favourite authors include Lee Child, David Baldacci and Andy McNab.

88 North, the third instalment, is coming in late 2017.



 “Nadia Laksheva is tough, savvy, principled, and struggling with one of the main tools of her profession… killing people.”

“Masterfully paced…a cinematic and action-packed read that will have readers following Nadia to the ends of the Earth!” – BestThrillers.com

“Strong protagonist…well-rounded characters…unrelenting peril!” – Kirkus Reviews

“Definitely in the Lee Child bracket.” Amazon reviewer

“Both books had me hooked from the Prologue.” BookshineandReadbows

“Espionage, crime, thriller, mystery, abuse, emotional turmoil (the list could go on) … 66 Metres has it all. Even the undersea interludes are to die for, and very very VERY realistic! I was there. I was SO there.” Amazon reviewer, Pageturnersnook Bookblogger


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