Alan Carter was born in Sunderland, UK. He immigrated to Australia in 1991 and lives in Fremantle with his wife Kath and son Liam. He works as a television documentary director. In his spare time he follows a black line up and down the Fremantle pool. He is the author of three Cato Kwong novels – Prime Cut,Getting Warmer and Bad Seed.
Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction (Winner 2010)
UK Crime Writers’ Association Debut Dagger Award (Shortlisted 2010)