An instructor at five colleges over the years, Paula Darnell most often taught the dreaded first-year English composition classes, but she's also been happy to teach some fun classes, such as fashion design, sewing, and jewelry making. Paula has a Bachelor's degree in English from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, and a Master's degree in English from the University of Nevada, Reno.
Paula is the author of two cozy mystery series: DIY Diva mysteries and Fine Art mysteries. Like the main characters in her two cozy mystery series, Paula enjoys all kinds of arts and crafts, and she loves her canine companion. She’s the recipient of numerous book awards for her mysteries and is also a USA Today bestselling author.
Paula lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, with her husband Gary and their golden retriever Lindsey Lou.