Lisa Cutts writes crime fiction based on her policing experience as a detective constable for Kent Police, where she has spent ten years in the Serious Crime Directorate dealing mostly with murders and other serious investigations. Her latest book Buried Secrets is published in November 2017; Mercy Killing was published in 2016.
She has been on BBC Radio 4's Open Book with Mariella Frostrup. Her debut novel, Never Forget, won the 2014 Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award for best thriller. She writes a monthly column for Writing Magazine answering police procedural questions from other writers. She is Patron of Rochester Literature Festival, which takes place each October in her home county.