The Crime Writers' Association

Vicki Bradley

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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, was published by Simon & Schuster on 28th May 2020 and the sequel, Your Life or Mine, will be published by Simon & Schuster on 27th May 2021.

Other Awards

Vicki Bradley’s debut novel, Before I Say I Do, won the Write Here Right Now competition in 2018, came 3rd place in the First Novel Prize in 2018 and was shortlisted for the Virago New Crime Writer prize in 2017.

Books by Vicki Bradley

  • Before I Say I Do


  • Your Life or Mine