Nick Larter lives and works in Ennis, County Clare. In a career criss-crossing four continents, he has worked as a professional consultant in areas as wide-ranging as moon-base design, information security, chemical weapons inspection, cosmonaut training, border control and orbital mechanics. A lifelong science fiction and fantasy fan, gamer and convention-goer, he began writing fiction in 2010. His other hobbies include chess, cooking with seaweed, insects and wild mushrooms, and vanishing into the nooks and crannies of the Burren. Irish Tales is his first book. He inhabits Twitter @thremnir.