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ABOUT LJ ROSS

LJ Ross is an international bestselling author, whose books have sold over 8 million copies worldwide.

Her debut, Holy Island, was released in 2015 and became an instant, international bestseller. Since then, more than twenty of her novels have gone on to take the coveted #1 spot, some even before general release and whilst only available to ‘pre-order’. The Bookseller magazine has reported on Louise having topped the ‘Most Read’ and ‘Most Sold’ fiction charts, and she has garnered an army of loyal fans who love her atmospheric and addictive storytelling.

Her eleventh novel, The Infirmary, is a prequel story to the DCI Ryan series and is available as a major Audible Originals audio-drama starring Tom Bateman, Kevin Whately, Bertie Carvel, Hermione Norris and Alun Armstrong.

The first novel in her Alexander Gregory Thrillers series, Impostor, was shortlisted in the British Book Awards 2020: Crime & Thriller Book of the Year. The audiobook of Impostor, narrated by Hugh Dancy, was also selected as a finalist in the New York Festivals Radio Awards, Best Fiction Audiobook of the Year Category.

In May 2021, Louise was shortlisted for the prestigious Crime Writers’ Association ‘Dagger in the Library’ award, which recognises an author’s entire body of work having been consistently enjoyed by library borrowers around the United Kingdom, and an author’s longstanding support of libraries.

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 and Edinburgh. She enjoys reading all manner of books, painting, travelling and spending time with family and friends.

To find out more about the many philanthropic ventures Louise has founded and sponsored through her publishing imprint, Dark Skies Publishing, please visit ‘Philanthropy’.

IN THE PRESS

Ross outsells Harry Potter and Game of Thrones

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Ross is boss in the Bookstat chart

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Second bestselling series of all time on Amazon UK

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LJ Ross has “burst like a comet onto the literary scene

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Holy Island is a blockbuster!

NEWS & EVENTS

Events

Saturday 06 May 2023

Speaker, The Sill, The Sill, Hexham, Northumberland

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Saturday 01 April 2023

Speaker, Morpeth Book Festival, Morpeth

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Saturday 25 March 2023

Speaker, High Force Hotel & Waterfall, High Force Hotel & Waterfall, Middleton-in-Teesdale

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Saturday 25 February 2023

A Poisoned Dinner with LJ Ross, Alnwick StoryFest, The Poison Garden, Alnwick

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Saturday 21 January 2023

Speaker, Wallsend Library, Wallsend Library, Newcastle upon Tyne

From 2pm

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Saturday 10 December 2022

Speaker, Newcastle Noir Crime Festival, Newcastle upon Tyne

From 11am