Alex was born and educated in Glasgow and has written 15 novels to date, the latest being Only The Dead Can Tell. Alex began writing professionally in 1993 and had immediate success with short stories, articles and commissions for BBC radio programmes.
She has been awarded the Scottish Association of Writers’ Constable and Pitlochry trophies for her crime writing.
A regular on the Scottish bestseller lists, her previous novels include Five Ways to Kill a Man, Glasgow Kiss, Pitch Black, The Riverman, Never Somewhere Else, The Swedish Girl and Keep the Midnight Out.
She is the co-founder of the international Scottish crime writing festival, Bloody Scotland, which had its inaugural year in 2012.
You can see Alex:
Rothesay Library – Northern Stars – with Ysra Sigurdardottir 7.30pm – 8.30pm, Saturday 4 August.
Bute Museum – Watching The Detectives – with Denzil Meyrick and James Oswald 4pm – 5pm, Sunday 5 August.
Bute Museum – The Last Stand – with Craig Roberston and whomever else is still standing! 5.30pm – 6.30pm.