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GARY J BYRNES (Dublin, Ireland) is an Amazon number one bestselling thriller writer whose stories are edgy, controversial page-turners. Nominated for the Crime Writers' Association Debut Dagger Award with acclaimed Limerick crime thriller PURE MAD, published in 2009. Has also published atheist/DNA conspiracy thriller THE GOD VIRUS (2011), THE DEATH OF OSAMA BIN LADEN - AN ALTERNATIVE HISTORY (2012) and THE WRITER AND OTHER STORIES shorts collection (2013). Has also written a series of kids' thrillers about witches and magic in Ireland, WITCH GRANNIES. VAMPIRE STORY is his debut short film, as writer and director. Gary actively promotes secularism in SECULAR IRELAND. Currently working on a New York thriller about food, art and Nazis.

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My novel, The Death of Osama bin Laden - An Alternative History, is available for free download from Smashwords and other ebook outlets. Download it, read it and let me know what you think. The book will remain available for free through the anniversary of 9/11.
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Average rating: 3.16 · 25 ratings · 7 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
9/11 Trilogy
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The God Virus: Book One of ...
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Witch Grannies: The Case Of...
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The God Virus
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The Writer and Other Stories
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Gary Byrnes I'm doing some (tedious) formatting on The God Virus for Kindle. You need a clean Word version, then run it though Mobipocket Creator. Hope to have it live tomorrow. It's about a doctor who's being hunted by assassins.


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Gary Byrnes Hello Goodreaders! Please enjoy my latest thriller, THE GOD VIRUS, for free. http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/...
Voucher code: FJ46V


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