Carolina Garcia-Aguilera is a Cuban-born American writer. She has written ten novels including the Lupe Solano mystery series. Her latest novel is Magnolia.
Born in Havana, Cuba, she came to the United States when she was 10. She went to Miss Porters in Farmington, CT for high school, before graduating from Rollins College in Winter Park, FL, with B.A. in history and political science.
She became a Private Investigator in 1986 with a goal of writing a series featuring a female Cuban-American P.I. based in Miami. Garcia-Aguilera is the author of ten books, seven in the Lupe Solano series.
She lives in Miami Beach with her three daughters and four dogs.
Magnolia is the story of a young girl who moves to Miami from the midwest. Down to her last $50, she has a chance meeting with a sports agent who offers her an opportunity to become a sports geisha. The offer lets Magnolia stay in Miami. But can a conservative Catholic girl from the Midwest transform herself into a courtesan? And if she does, at what personal cost.
Bloody Twist is the seventh novel in the Bloody Series (three murders per book or your money is refunded) featuring Lupe Solano, the Cuban-American private investigator who lives and works in Miami.
Two years after having been shot, (Bitter Sugar), Lupe is back on the job, helping Tommy MacDonald, Miami’s premiere criminal defense attorney and sometime lover.