Vicki Bradley is a detective constable in the Metropolitan Police Service.

She has had a varied career, as a uniformed response driver in Brent and then as a detective in Southwark CID. She has managed High-Risk Sex Offenders and worked on the Serious Organised Crime Command. She is currently on a 5-year career break while she focuses on writing.

Vicki completed a Creative Writing Novel MA at City University of London in 2016. Her debut novel, Before I Say I Do, which will be published in May 2020 won the Write Here Right Now competition, came 3rd place in the First Novel Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Virago New Crime Writer and Peter Fraser Dunlop prize.

She enjoys travelling the world and climbing mountains. She lives in London with her husband.

She is represented by Camilla Bolton at the Darley Anderson Literary Agency.