Paula Lennon was born in England to Jamaican parents, the sixth child and only girl amongst five boys. She lived in Jamaica during her teens and attended Clarendon College high school in Chapelton, Clarendon. Back in England, Paula worked for many years as a commercial lawyer in London, before deciding to live where the weather was more conducive to smiling. She currently resides in Jamaica, where she is always actively plotting, writing, and admiring the Caribbean Sea. Murder in Montego Bay is her first novel.