A A Chaudhuri

 

AlexSage A.A. Chaudhuri is a former City lawyer. Born and raised on the south coast, she now lives in Surrey with her husband and two young sons.

Once a highly ranked British junior tennis player, she toured the women’s professional satellite circuit as a teenager, and achieved a world ranking of 650. After returning to full-time education, she gained three As in A-Level History, English Literature and Theology, 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.

She trained as a solicitor at City firm Norton Rose from 2001-2003, before going on to practise 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. She also passed the NCTJ fast-track newspaper journalism course in 2010, in respect of which she was awarded The Oxford University Press Public Affairs Award for the most outstanding public affairs central government paper.

She has previously self-published two women’s fiction novels: 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.
Illicit Retainers is her first thriller. She has also written The Darker Side of White, a political thriller, and has many other ideas in the pipeline, including The Transcript, a psychological thriller with a shocking twist.