LJ Ross is an international bestselling author, best known for creating atmospheric mystery and thriller novels, including the DCI Ryan series of Northumbrian murder mysteries which have sold over four million copies worldwide.
Her debut, Holy Island, was released in January 2015 and reached number one in the Amazon UK and Australian charts. Since then, she has released a further twelve novels, all of which have been top three global bestsellers and a further nine #1 UK bestsellers. Louise has garnered an army of loyal readers through her storytelling and, thanks to them, several of her books (Cragside, Dark Skies, Seven Bridges, The Hermitage, Longstone, The Infirmary, The Moor and Penshaw) reached the coveted spot whilst only available to pre-order ahead of release.
The novels are all available to purchase in e-book, paperback and audiobook formats on the Amazon store, in libraries as well as in selected independent book shops. Her eleventh novel, The Infirmary, is a prequel story and is also available as a major Audible Originals audio-drama starring Tom Bateman, Kevin Whately, Bertie Carvel, Hermione Norris and Alun Armstrong.
Louise was born in Northumberland, England. She studied undergraduate and postgraduate Law at King’s College, University of London and then abroad in Paris and Florence. She spent much of her working life in London, where she was a lawyer for a number of years until taking the decision to change career and pursue her dream to write. Now, she writes full time and lives with her husband and son in Northumberland. She enjoys reading all manner of books, travelling and spending time with family and friends.
In addition to her DCI Ryan series, Louise has created a new series of thriller novels based around the central character of ‘Dr Alexander Gregory’, whose work as a psychological profiler takes him around the world, available at the end of 2019. She is also writing several standalone romantic suspense novels featuring strong female protagonists which will be available in 2020.