- Category : 1960-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Four Ways 1
Scottish crime writer.
Best known for his Inspector Rebus novels, set in Edinburgh.
His output is prolific and he is a major contributor to the "tartan Noir" genre. He has published 25 novels, two short story collections, one original graphic novel and one novella, and a non-fiction book.
He has also created and presented several television documentaries, and has written a play.
He has achieved numerous awards for his work including an OBE (order of British Empire) for services to literature