Beyond Dark Waters is hereby recognized for story originality, depth of interwoven plotlines and delivers a simple message during the rights of passage. Des Birch has achieved an accomplishment with this book as well as other published works has earned him the ePublishing Consortium "Writers Award of Merit".
Des Birch was born in Limerick, Eire but moved to England when he was a baby. He moved from Buckinghamshire to Norfolk when he was ten, but attended a private school near Southampton. He has two children whom he has raised on his own since they were ten and eight respectively. He works in engineering but has gained a BSc and a Dip. Pol. Con. with the Open University. He also gained a TEFL diploma with which he spent two years teaching in Spain. Des now lives in Norwich with his wife Julie. He is also the author of The Redemption, The Diary of an Innocent and Different Eyes.