1958- ; b. Finglas, Co. Dublin; author of Brandenburg (1994), which sold 110,000 copies, followed by Snow Wolf (1995), a cold
War thriller dealing with assassination attempts on Stalin and The Sands of Sakkhara (1999), dealing with attempts on Roosevelt and Churchill in World War II; Resurrection Day (Hodder & Stoughton 2002), uncannily resembles events of 9/11; Web of Deceit (2004) deals with murder in Switzerland; Meade is br.
of Simon Young (RTE DJ); married.
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Brandenburg (London: Hodder & Stoughton; Coronet, 1994),
678pp.; Snow Wolf (London: Hodder & Stoughton 1995),542pp.; The Sands of Sakkhara (London: Hodder & Stoughton 1999), 646pp.; Resurrection Day (Hodder & Stoughton; Coronet 2002),
742pp.; Web of Deceit (London: Hodder & Stoughton 2004), 410pp.; The Devils Disciple (London: Hodder & Stoughton 2006), 569pp.
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Interview, Books Ireland (April 1994); Sineve Soe, Sunday
Independent (20 Aug. 1995) [accom. by campfire photo in which the
journalist looks set to shack up with him]; Rosita Boland, Stranger
than Fiction, interview-review in The Irish Times (20 July