16 January 2015

Author profile: Steve Cavanagh

Steve Cavanagh's debut novel The Defence (2015) is the first of his series of legal thrillers are set in New York City featuring Eddie Flynn, former con-artist turned trial lawyer.

"It's been over a year since Eddie vowed never to set foot in a courtroom again. But now he doesn't have a choice. Olek Volchek, the infamous head of the Russian mafia in New York, has strapped a bomb to Eddie's back and kidnapped his ten-year-old daughter, Amy.

"Eddie only has 48 hours to defend Volchek in an impossible murder trial - and win - if he wants to save his daughter."

The second book in the series has the working title of The Plea.

Cavanagh was born and raised in Belfast and is a practising solicitor in the city. He studied law in Dublin and Cardiff.

Official author website: Stevecavanagh.com

Author on Twitter: @SSCav

See also: Declan Burke's review of The Defence

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