Crime writer Lisa Cutts is the daughter of a former Metropolitan police officer. She obtained her first degree in Law, working in a number of jobs in London and around the South East, before becoming a police officer herself in 1996. She later achieved a second degree in Applied Criminal Investigation. She lives in Kent with her husband, a retired police officer, close to her three step-children and five step-grandchildren, where she balances working full-time for Kent Police with writing crime fiction. An extract from her debut novel, Never Forget, won the Writer’s Retreat Competition in 2012 and was published by Myriad in 2013. It has been optioned for a major TV drama. Remember, Remember, the second book in the DC Nina Foster series, was published in 2014.