Jack Parlabane is the protagonist in a series of Tartan Noir crime fiction novels by Scottish author Christopher Brookmyre. Parlabane is an investigative journalist. In order to do his job, Parlabane is not above breaking a few trespassing and burglary laws.
Christopher Brookmyre is a Scottish novelist of crime fiction novels, which have been branded Tartan Noir. He writes the Jack Parlabane series. Brookmyre mixes comedy with politics, social commentary and action, in addition to having a strong narrative to his stories.