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About Michael

Michael Francis McDermott was born in 1988. He grew up an avid sportsman. He graduated from university in 2010 with degrees in law and business. In his business career, he has worked in the United States, Australia and China.

Michael had a passion for writing from a young age and wrote his first novel as a twelve-year-old. By the time he finished university, he had written several more. He never released them or sent them to publishers.

In his spare time Michael enjoys history, live music, thought-provoking fiction, surfing, tennis, guitar, major sports events, and travel. He especially enjoys visiting historical sites around the world. His favorite book is George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

The In the Name of the Father series comprises Michael’s first released novels, and his first work in dystopian fiction.

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