Vicki Bradley


Vicki Bradley is a detective constable in the Metropolitan Police Service and has had a varied career as a uniformed response driver and then qualifying as a detective. She has investigated Murder, Sexual Offences, Domestic Violence, Robbery and Burglary and worked in the Serious Organised Crime Command.

She is the author of the DC Alana Loxton psychological thriller series. The first book, Before I Say I Do, won the Write Here Right Now competition, was shortlisted for the First Novel Prize, the Virago New Crime Writer competition, and Peter Fraser Dunlop prize.

Before I Say I Do explores a bride’s worst nightmare, as the happiest day of her life quickly turns into her nightmare when her groom goes missing on their wedding day. The sequel, Your Life or Mine, follows DC Alana Loxton as she finds herself the latest target of a serial killer. Vicki is currently working on a stand-alone psychological thriller about identity and the ties that bind.