Liz is the author of three police procedural crime fiction books set in Bradford, West Yorkshire. The DI Gus McGuire series is gritty Northern noir with a bit of Scottish thrown in. She completed an MA in Creative writing in 2017 and is now doing a Ph. D in creative writing at Leeds Trinity University. As part of her Ph.d she will be researching the effects of social media on young adults with a view to writing a crime fiction novel around these issues. Liz also teaches creative writing, specialising in crime fiction and has been on many crime writing panels at literary festivals throughout Yorkshire and the South of England as well as reading her work at Open Mic and Noir at the Bar events. She was chosen to be one of the spotlighted authors at the Bloody Scotland Crime Writing Festival in 2016. Her fourth book Uncommon Cruelty will be released on 14th April 2018.