Ross Alexander is a Scottish author based in East Lothian.

‘Alive’ is his debut novel, a crime thriller set through the months of 2011 in Edinburgh. Told via the diary entries of Steve Hamilton, the story begins with a threatening note stating that Steve will not survive another year.

His second novel, Christie’s Early Cases, introduces DI Joanne Christie, an Edinburgh based detective at the start of her career. The book contains 11 of her early cases following promotion to rank of DI, via 10 short stories concluding with a novelette.

His third novel, Five Against One, is the first full novel involving DI Christie set in the fictional West Lothian village of Whitebank.

An exclusive short story ‘In Hiding’ was published by Darkstroke books in the anthology ‘Dark Scotland’. The story was published without payment and all funds raised are going to two Scottish based charities.

He has recently finished a collaboration novel which is currently going through the edit process.

Ross is currently working on his fourth novel, a stand alone thriller mixing his love for crime mysteries and Seattle grunge music…

What People Say

Really enjoyed this fast paced book with an unexpected twist, and loved the Edinburgh setting! I read this in 2 days as was hooked but diary format would make it easy to dip in and out.

Amazon Review for ‘Alive’

I wasn’t too sure I’d enjoy the Diary format but it works so well and keeps the story moving along. Didn’t have a clue who had done what or how the book was going to finish which was refreshing. Great ending and a great read.

Amazon Review for ‘Alive’

Really enjoyed this book of short stories and cannot wait for a novel featuring these characters. The characters draw you in and each story has a twist that you never saw coming, excellent!

Amazon Review for ‘Christie’s Early Cases’

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