Alan Carter is a crime writer. He has been shortlisted for the prestigious UK CWA Debut Dagger Award, placed runner-up in the Penguin Crime Writing Competition and won the 2011 Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction. He is a television documentary director and currently works for Who Do You Think You Are? on SBS1. Carter wrote his first book, Prime Cut,while living as a ‘kept man’ in Hopetoun, on the south coast of WA. His new book is Getting Warmer.