Stephen M Irwin is an award-winning author and screenwriter. His debut novel The Dead Path was named Top Horror Title in the American Library Association's RUSA 2011 reading list and won the Book-of-the-Month Club 2010 First Fiction Award. It was described by the The Irish Examiner as 'A riveting, masterful debut'. The Broken Ones, his second book was called 'Tautly plotted and acutely visual' by The Sydney Morning Herald as. He is the writer and creator of the hit television show Secrets & Lies.