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.
She was born in Havana, Cuba in 1949. 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.