Alex Gray was born and educated in Glasgow. She has been awarded the Scottish Association of Writers' Constable and Pitlochry trophies for her crime writing and is the co-founder of the international Bloody Scotland Crime Writing Festival. Married with a son and daughter, she now writes full time. To find exclusive articles, reviews and the latest news about Alex Gray and the DSI Lorimer series, visit www.alex-gray.com or follow Alex on Twitter @alexincrimeland.
Rightly acclaimed in her native Scotland, it is important to remind the rest of the country just how impressive Gray's work is . . . she has brought Glasgow's dark underworld to life in the same way Ian Rankin did Edinburgh's . . . Told with characteristic panache, it confirms what an excellent crime writer Gray has become. - Daily MailShe definitely lives up to the hype . . . It's a fantastic plot, one that has a very interesting and topical debate at the heart of it, and keeps you guessing to the very last few pages . . . This was my first foray with Alex Gray - but it definitely won't be my last. - Press & Journal, Book of the WeekFew have matched the sustained high quality of [Alex Gray's] output over twelve novels...What she delivers is sound characterisation, convincing Glaswegian atmosphere and superior writing. - The Times (Marcel Berlins)Brings Glasgow to life in the same way Ian Rankin evokes Edinburgh. - Daily MailThe Scottish writer Alex Gray has been building a reputation as one of the most reliable practitioners of crime fiction at work today, and Keep the Midnight Out is one of her very best books. The series featuring her protagonist Detective Superintendent Lorimer has gone from strength to strength. - Good Book GuideAs Gray turns up the tension there's a manhunt across the wilderness of Scotland's Ardnamurchan Peninsula, and more twists and suprises round every corner in this skilfully crafted thriller. - Peterborough Evening TelegraphAlex Gray describes her characters with sensitivity and the investigations in careful detail. - Literary Review