About AJ


AJ Waines is an #1 International Bestselling Author of Psychological Thrillers

*Nearly half-a-million copies sold worldwide*

The author was a Psychotherapist for fifteen years, during which time she worked with ex-offenders from high-security institutions, gaining a rare insight into criminal and abnormal psychology. She is now a full-time novelist with publishing deals in UK, France, Germany, Norway, Hungary and Canada (audiobooks).

AJ Waines has been featured in The Wall Street Journal and The Times and lives in Hampshire, UK, with her husband.



Praise for AJ Waines' books: 

‘I absolutely adore the psychological focus of this author’s books and turn each page in eager anticipation of the next WTF moment I know I will be getting!' (crimebookjunkie.co.uk)

'I absolutely LOVED Lost in the Lake. It's a page-turning, nail-biting, sleep-depriving rollercoaster of a novel' (bookaholicconfessions.wordpress.com)

'The crisp, pacey writing grabbed me from the first page and wouldn't let go' (EM Powell, No 1 Bestselling Author)

'The twists came thick and fast...a brilliant read!' (joykluver.wordpress.com)

'Fingers gnawed to stumps - this was a gripping read' (grabthisbook.net)

'After No Longer Safe, AJ Waines has become a firm favourite author for me in terms of psych-thrillers that mess with my head. It doesn’t matter how much I think I know – she always knocks me for six!’ (crimebookjunkie.co.uk)
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  •  Nearly half-a-million copies sold worldwide
  • Girl on a Train  #1 Bestseller on Kindle in UK and Australia (2015 & 2016) 
  • No Longer Safe  #1 in 'Crime Noir' [30,000 sold in the first month]
Awarded Kindle KDP Top 10 'most-read Author' in UK 2016 & 2017