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.
Denise Mina is a Scottish author of crime fiction and its Scottish subgenre Tartan Noir. She is best known as the author of the Garnethill trilogy, Paddy Meehan series and the Alex Morrow series. Having an engineer father, Denise and family moved 21 times in 18 years. She currently lives in Glasgow, Scotland.
Inspector Rebus is a character and series of detective fiction novels by Scottish author Ian Rankin. The police procedural series is considered to fall into the Scottish Tartan Noir subgenre. The Detective Inspector John Rebus character is based in Edinburgh. Unlike other series, the character does age with time, as the character turned 60 years […]
Ian Rankin is a Scottish author of crime fiction. Rankin’s goal in life was not always to write crime fiction. He originally thought he would be compared to the likes of Robert Louis Stevenson rather than to be considered part of the Tartan Noir genre. He is best known for his Inspector Rebus novels, which […]
Val McDermid is a Scottish novelist of crime fiction, best known for her suspense novels featuring Tony Hill and Carol Jordan. Her other characters include lesbian journalist Lindsay Gordon and private investigator Kate Brannigan. McDermid considers her books to fall under the Tartan Noir crime fiction genre.