Jacqueline Ward is a writer from the North West of England. She is a Chartered Psychologist and Scientist and her debut psychological thriller, PERFECT TEN, was published by Corvus Atlantic Books in 2018. Her second psychological thriller, HOW TO PLAY DEAD, is published in November 2019. She is represented by Judith Murray of Greene and Heaton Film, Literary and Media Agency. Jacqueline is also the author of the DS Jan Pearce crime fiction series and a speculative fiction novel SMARTYELLOW and enjoys writing short stories and screenplays. She holds a PhD in narrative and storytelling which produced a new model in identity construction. Jacqueline has worked with victims of domestic violence and families of missing people. She received an MBE for services to vulnerable people in 2013.