Ralph Alcock grew up in Yorkshire. He has held academic posts in Scotland, Ireland, Australia, the USA and England. He had his first novel 'Hidden Identity' published in 2010. It is a crime thriller set in Australia and the USA. It has excellent (5 star) reviews on Amazon.
Ralph's second crime novel,'The Loving Son'was published in December 2011. It is available on Amazon and from most booksellers.
Ralph is also the author of an academic text - 'Tractor-Implement Systems'.