Alan Parks


Alan Parks was born in Scotland and attended the University of Glasgow where he was awarded a M.A. in Moral Philosophy. He still lives and works in the city. He has spent most of his working life in music. From cover artwork to videos to photo sessions, he created groundbreaking campaigns for a wide range of artists including All Saints, New Order, The Streets, Gnarls Barkley and CeeLo Green. He was also Managing Director of 679 Recordings. Bloody January is the first book in a new series of crime novels from debut author Alan Parks.

Autobiography for Quais du Polar

Age 54,185 cm, 105 kilos, receding grey hair and beard, large scar on stomach, smaller one on left knee, birthmark on right shoulder.

Crime favourites

book : Les Papiers de Tony Veitch, William McIlvaney

movie : Night Moves

author : James Ellroy