Alex has worked in the oil industry, broadcasting and banking and runs a consultancy working mainly in the criminal justice sector including police, prisons and probation. 

As Michael Walters, he published three crime novels set in modern-day Mongolia now republished in new re-edited editions. As Alex Walters he has written two books set in and around Manchester and featuring the undercover officer, Marie Donovan, Trust No-One and Nowhere to Hide, three books featuring DCI Kenny Murrain, Late CheckoutDark Corners and   Snow Fallen and four books set on Scotland's Black Isle  featuring DI Alec McKay and DS Ginny Horton, Candles and Roses, Death Parts Us, Their Final Act and Expiry Date. He has also written Winterman, a historical crime thriller set in the East Anglian fens in 1947. His latest book, Small Mercies, the first in a new series set in the Peak District will be published in May 2020. 

After many years in Manchester, Alex now lives in the Scottish Highlands with his wife, occasional sons and too many cats.

He can be contacted at:

Twitter: @mikewalters60