Lisa Heidke is a journalist by trade, but her passion is for writing contemporary fiction, typically stories about women in their thirties and forties, navigating friendships, careers, romance, and ultimately triumphing over adversity.
She has five novels published with Allen & Unwin, Australia. Her most recent novel, Lily’s Little Flower Shop is published by new publisher, Bloodhound Books UK under the pen name, Lisa Darcy. It asks, 'can life ever be a bed of roses?' Lily’s shop’s setting is based on a village like Gerringong.