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Lost Lives

A must-read crime novel – from a real-life police detective

About The Book

'Lisa Cutts knows exactly how to tell a cracking story' MARK BILLINGHAM

The unputdownable new crime novel, brimming with expert knowledge and authenticity, from an author with over twenty years’ policing experience.

When Anna arrives in the UK, she believes it’s the start of a better life for her and her daughter. But what awaits her is more shocking than anything she could have ever imagined . . .
DI Harry Powell is investigating a shooting, but the victim has been scared into silence. As Harry struggles to piece together what little information he has, he stumbles upon an operation that may put countless lives across the country at risk.
As Anna’s situation grows more dangerous by the day, Harry is forced to push his overstretched team to the limits to find answers. But for one of them, will it already be too late?

Praise for LOST LIVES:

'Utterly gripping and hauntingly realistic, I raced through this in one sitting' LISA HALL

​'Compelling, pacy, full of tension that had me gripped from the first page to the last'  ANGELA MARSONS

‘A genuinely immersive read.
Lisa’s background as a detective is used to such good effect in this clever, suspenseful tale’ KATE RHODES
'An important story, superbly and entertainingly told’ LOUISE CANDLISH, award-winning author of Our House

'A moving and thought-provoking story that highlights one of today’s most merciless crimes . . . Compulsive readingRACHEL ABBOTT

'A gritty, timely and harrowing police procedural, we read this in hours, but it lingered in our thoughts for days' heat 4* review
'Lost Lives left me breathless . . . heartbreaking and thrilling - this is pure geniusELIZABETH HAYNES

‘Masterful storytelling from a writer at the top of her game’ JULIE WASSMER

About The Author

Author photograph (c) Rob Cole Photography

Lisa Cutts is the author of four police procedural novels, based on her twenty-one years of policing experience. She works as a detective constable for Kent Police and has spent over ten years in the Serious Crime Directorate dealing mostly with murders and other serious investigations. She has been on BBC Radio 4’s Open Book with Mariella Frostrup, part of First Fictions festival at West Dean college, Chichester, on the inaugural panel at Brighton’s Dark and Stormy festival, on ITV’s This Morning and at the Chiswick Book Festival. Her debut novel, Never Forget, won the 2014 Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award for best thriller.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (January 10, 2019)
  • Length: 368 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471168291

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