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AJ Waines

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AJ Waines is a number one international bestselling author, with sales of over half-a-million books. She topped the entire UK and Australian Amazon Charts in two consecutive years, with Girl on a Train. Following fifteen years as a psychotherapist, the author has publishing deals in UK, France, Germany, Norway, Hungary, Czech Republic and Canada.

Her fourth novel, No Longer Safe, sold over 30,000 copies in the first month, in thirteen countries. She has been featured in The Wall Street Journal and The Times and in 2016 was ranked in the Top 10 UK authors on Amazon KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing).

AJ Waines lives in Hampshire, UK, with her husband. Visit her website and blog, or follow her on Twitter and Facebook. For book updates and inside info, sign up to her Newsletter.

Look out for her latest thriller, CUT YOU DEAD, published 2 April 2020.

Other Awards

Voted ‘Thriller of the Month’ November 2013 at

Ranked a Top 10 UK author on Amazon KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing), 2015 & 2016.

Books by AJ Waines

  • The Evil Beneath


  • Girl on a Train


  • Dark Place to Hide


  • No Longer Safe


  • Inside the Whispers (Book 1: Murder Series)


  • Lost in the Lake (Book 2: Murder Series)


  • Perfect Bones (Book 3: Murder Series)


  • Don't you Dare


  • Enemy at the Window


  • The Samantha Willerby Mystery Series


  • Cut You Dead


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