A J Wright is an author of crime fiction. He is a past winner of the Dundee International Fiction Prize and has also been shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Debut Dagger Award.
Striking Murder, the first in his 'Lancashire Detective' series, was shortlisted for the 2016 CWA Historical Dagger Award.
His short crime stories have also been published in magazines and anthologies in the UK and USA.
His writing is inspired by his two major interests: all things Victorian, and classic works from the Golden Age of crime fiction. He is a former English teacher and lives in Lancashire.