Sub-genre: Amateur detective, Crime Thriller, detective, female sleuth, Forensic Thriller, International Crime, International thriller, legal thriller, mystery, Police, Police procedural, psychological, Psychological Thriller, Romantic Thriller/Suspense, suspense, thriller, thrillers
A.A. Chaudhuri is a former City lawyer. Born and raised in Portsmouth, Hampshire, she now lives in Surrey with her family, where she writes full time.
Once a highly ranked British junior tennis player, competing in the national championships and a member of the national squad, she went on to tour the women’s professional satellite circuit as a teenager and achieved a world ranking of 650. After returning to full-time education, she gained a BA Honours 2:1 in History at University College London, and a commendation in both the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course at the London College of Law, before training as a solicitor at City firm Norton Rose and then practising as a commercial litigator at two other City firms, Kendall Freeman and Travers Smith.
She left law in 2008 to pursue her passion for writing and in 2010 passed the NCTJ fast-track newspaper journalism course, in respect of which she was awarded The Oxford University Press Public Affairs Award for the most outstanding public affairs central government paper.
In 2013 and 2014 she self-published two women’s fiction novels under the name Alexandra Sage: Love & Limoncello and the sequel Love & Loss. Love & Limoncello has sold more than ten thousand copies to date, reaching number 53 in the Amazon Kindle Bestsellers List in October 2014.
THE SCRIBE and THE ABDUCTION are her first crime book series, plunging readers into London’s glamorous legal world and featuring series’ heroine, Maddy Kramer, fiction’s first female City lawyer amateur sleuth, who teams up with charismatic DCI Jake Carver to solve a gruesome series of murders and a puzzling abduction.
Represented by Annette Crossland of A for Authors Agency Ltd, she has several other books in the pipeline.
THE SCRIBE, published by Endeavour Media 1st July 2019, is available via Amazon. THE ABDUCTION is currently available to pre-order via Amazon, and will be published 20th December 2019.