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Oisín McGann

Biography

Oisín McGann

Oisín McGann was born and raised in Dublin and Drogheda, County Louth, in Ireland. He studied art at Senior College Ballyfermot and Dún Laoghaire School of Art, Design & Technology. Before becoming an author, he worked as a freelance illustrator, serving time along the way as a pizza chef, security guard, background artist for an animation company, and art director and copywriter in an advertising agency.
 
In 2003 McGann published his first two books in the Mad Grandad series for young readers, followed by his first novel, THE GODS AND THEIR MACHINES. Since then, he has written several novels for young adults, including the Wildenstern Saga, a steampunk series set in nineteenth-century Ireland, and the thrillers STRANGLED SILENCE and RAT RUNNERS.
 
A full-time writer and illustrator, McGann is married, has three children, and lives somewhere in the Irish countryside.

Oisín McGann

Books by Oisín McGann

by Oisín McGann - Fantasy, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

Four young thieves, one simple mission: Steal a black-leather box from the daughter of a murdered scientist without anyone noticing. But WatchWorld controls London now, and the organization knows everything. But staying hidden is what Nimmo, Scope, Manikin, and FX do best. Using the city’s blind spots, they navigate the criminal underworld until they’re caught in a rat run of murder and deceit that might not let them out alive.