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Ava McCarthy is the author of international bestselling thrillers featuring female hacker turned private eye, Harry Martinez. Ava's critically acclaimed debut, THE INSIDER, was selected as Book of the Month for Sainsbury's Book Club and has been optioned for film by Polaris Pictures in Hollywood.
The sequel, THE COURIER, was published in 2010, and the third in the Harry Martinez series, HIDE ME, was published in October 2011. Ava is currently working on her fourth book.
Ava McCarthy's thrillers have been translated into 13 languages worldwide, and her smart, page-turning thrillers have earned her comparisons with Harlen Coben, Lee Child and John Grisham. Her central character, hot-shot hacker Harry Martinez, is 'strong, attractive and super-smart... a clear-eyed, nonsentimental soul sister of Val McDermid's Kate Brannigan, or Sara Paretsky's VI Warshawski' (Irish Times.
Ava McCarthy was born in Dublin and is a graduate of University College Dublin, with a degree in Physics and a Master's Degree in Nuclear Medicine. A former Medical Physicist and Computer Analyst for the London Stock Exchange, she worked in the software industry for over twenty years before writing her first novel. Ava lives in Dublin with her husband, two children and two dogs.
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