News & Appearances

Production is underway for Cut You Dead to be available in Audiobook shortly


Dec 2019

All of my novels are now available in audio!

Available on all usual platforms including Audible  and

Nov 2019

Signed a 3-book deal for translations rights for the Sam Willerby Series with a publisher in Czech Republic.

 Oct 2019

Total book sales have just topped half-a-million!

 March 2019

The Samantha Willerby Mystery Series is now launched as a boxset!

March 2019

Signed a three-book deal with Novel Audio to turn my Samantha Willerby Mystery Series into audiobooks! Coming soon...

February 2019

Don't you Dare is now out as an Audiobook on all audio platforms via Novel Audio!

January 2019

Signed a new two-book deal in 12 hours!

Oct 2018

My Series is re-released, together with the NEW one, PERFECT BONES:

Sept 2018
Delighted to sign a new two-book deal with Bloodhound Books to re-release my 'Samantha Willerby Mystery Series' in October at a bargain price, starting with Inside the Whispers. Cover reveals soon...

July 2018

Four of my Thrillers are now available with soundtracks! From all usual outlets, including Amazon, Kobo and

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 April 2018

Don't you Dare - released by Bloodhound Books on May 8

Ebook: Amazon
Paperback: Available from Waterstones and Barnes & Noble 

Dec 2017

AJ Waines has just signed a two-book deal with UK publishers, Bloodhound Books!

Look out for the stand alone thriller in Spring 2018 and Book 3 of the Dr Samantha Willerby series later in the year...

Oct 2017

'AJ Waines in Conversation at the Southampton Literary Festival'

Wednesday, 25 October at 7.30pm

Venue: Docks Coffee House, 44 Oxford St, SO14 3DP
Tickets: £5.90 (inc booking fee) in advance/£7 on the night - includes a free hot drink!

Click here to buy tickets

I'm thrilled to be a featured fiction author at the Southampton Literary Festival this year. Come and hear about the 'original Girl on a Train',  what it's like being both self-published and traditionally published and get the low-down on my new book, Lost In The Lake. All in the relaxing surroundings of the Docks Coffee Shop. I'd love to see you there!

There will be a few copies of Lost in the Lake, my new psych thriller for sale, but if you bring any of my books along (you can buy them HERE), I'll sign them!

Read my interview here ahead of the festival.
Check out the full programme:

Sept 2017

NEW psychological thriller, LOST IN THE LAKE

Released 7th September 2017

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April 2017

Book sales have now exceeded 400,000 copies. Huge thanks to all you lovely readers!

April 2017

My Blog has topped 60,000 views...

February 2017

A new deal for Hungarian rights for Girl on a Train with Művelt Nép.

November 2016

Dark Place to Hide has also been acquired by Cappelen Damm for translation in Norway.

 November 2016

The Evil Beneath will be published in translation by Cappelen Damm, following a book deal in Norway!

October 2016

She's done it again! Girl on a Train hits the Number One spot in Australia and Number Two in UK, on the entire Amazon Kindle Charts.

October 2016

Release of Psych Thriller, Inside the Whispers!

First in a NEW SERIES featuring Dr Samantha Willerby

 July 2016

No Longer Safe is now available as an AUDIOBOOK!

Have a listen HERE

July 2016

Amazed and delighted to find I've now sold over a 1/4 Million books in 13 countries! How did that happen?

January 2016

Just signed a 3-book deal with a US publisher to turn my novels into Audiobooks! So pleased that people with failing eyesight and those who prefer to listen, rather than read, will now be able to enjoy ALL my books. 'No Longer Safe' coming first (Girl on a Train is already out!)

January 2016

Reached a special Milestone this week - over 100,000 books sold worldwide... *jawdrops* Very happy dance!

 December 2015

Girl on a Train is now out as an AUDIOBOOK! On and Audible.

December 2015

Girl on a  Train (ebook) is inside the Top 10 in the UK Amazon Charts.

November 2015

Featured in The Wall Street Journal with Girl on a Train! Then later in The Times!

October 2015
Just heard I've sold over *40,000* copies of The Evil Beneath in France (Ressac Mortel), mostly through their prestigious book club, France-Loisirs.

 October 2015

Hurrah! Girl on a Train has Topped the UK Kindle Charts!

 July 2015

Here's my Blog Tour for Dark Place to Hide! (for live links click HERE)

 July 2015

Thank you to everyone who's bought my novels - 30,000 sales since start of the year... 
I'm truly humbled indeed.

New release Announcement:

AJ's new Psychological Thriller, Dark Place to Hide, will be launched on 30 July 2015!

99p/$1.51 for short period only.You can pre-order it HERE.

More details and fantastic book giveaways throughout July, on this blog.

May 2015

AJ Waines was awarded a special bonus for being in the top 100 most read authors published on Kindle (KDP) during April on Amazon UK!


Mar 2015 

Girl on a Train went to No 1 in the entire Australian Kindle Charts! Alongside the 'other' Girl!

Girl on a Train has been in TOP 25 in 'Psychological Thrillers' in the UK Kindle Charts for over 2 months!

Dec 2014

The German book club, Der Club, have chosen to bring out
Todesdunkel (The Evil Beneath) for their Christmas collection:

June 2014

Translations of 'The Evil Beneath' are now out in France and Germany!

Still from book trailer for The Evil Beneath

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