L. M. Justus graduated with a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo. After working in the high-tech industry as a quality assurance software tester, she made the transition into technical writing. Choosing to focus on her family, she left the high-tech field to become a full-time homemaker. She has always had a passion for writing and self-published her first full-length novel as part of the NaNoWriMo challenge. She wrote her second novel for her children. She went on to write the YA paranormal fantasy Darkness Trilogy, Welcome to the Darkness, Darkness Reigns and Embrace the Darkness, which is available for sale at most major retailers. Most recently, she has branched out into cookbooks with her release of Simple & Delicious Vegan Recipes: For Everyone Who Loves Great Food.

These days Lisa is busy writing her next novel, reading, and trying to stay in shape by running and going to the gym. She, her husband, and their three children live in Ottawa, Ontario.