to the website of DC Author and Criminologist L.J. Samuel

Meet L.J. Samuel

L.J. Samuel is a Washington, D.C. author with a penchant for crime fiction. She holds a doctorate in criminology and brings her experience working in a major metropolitan police department to life in her gripping tales of murder, mystery, and intrigue. Proud of her Antiguan heritage, L.J. describes herself as an Island Girl, Justice Fighter, Weight Lifter, and Dog Walker.


Dr. Samuel is a fitness buff and CrossFit enthusiast. She teaches self-defense classes and leads domestic violence workshops in order to assist women in reducing their level of victimization. She believes injustice has no place in society and has made it her mission to fight for the underdog to ensure equity, fairness, and justice in local communities and beyond.