Paullina Simons is the author of fifteen internationally best-selling novels, one non- fiction memoir, a cookbook, and two children’s books. Her books have sold over 15 million copies in 30 countries and have been translated into 20 languages.
Born and raised in the former Soviet Union, Paullina immigrated with her family to the United States in the mid-seventies. She received her bachelor’s degree in political science from Kansas University. She has lived in Rome, London, Dallas, and now makes her home in New York with her husband and four children.
As a novelist, Paullina is best known for her epic stories and complex female protagonists. She has written beloved coming-of-age tales, as well as mysteries, thrillers, love stories, and contemporary and historical dramas.