Dr Lindsay Simpson is the author and co-author of 11 books. Six of her books are in the true crime genre, the most recent Where is Daniel? about the disappearance of schoolboy Daniel Morcombe written with Bruce and Denise Morcombe. Brothers in Arms, co-authored with Sandra Harvey, was one of the first true crime books released in Australia and was made into a six-part mini series Bikie Wars released in 2012.
Lindsay was an investigative journalist with The Sydney Morning Herald for 12 years and an academic for 13 years. She now runs a sailing business in the Whitsundays and rejected a Bronze Tourism Award bestowed on the business because it was sponsored by Adani.