Lola Smirnova is an award winning author from Ukraine, who loves twisting a suspenseful tale through the dark lens of realism around the sexual underworld, so clocked in secrecy and shame. Lola’s work is inspired by real-life events and is meant for the open-minded readers ‘who are not afraid of a little blood, sweat and semen’.
Her debut novel Twisted was released in 2014. The book placed as Honorable Mention in The 2014 London Book Festival’s Annual Competition and won a Bronze Medal in The 2016 Readers’ Favorite International Book Award, both General Fiction Category.
Lola released her highly anticipated sequel to Twisted – Craved – in August 2015. It placed as Honorable Mention in The 2015 London Book Festival (General Fiction Category) and Finalist in The 2016 Readers’ Favorite International Book Award (Suspense Fiction Category).
Whether you prefer to slide your finger across a touchscreen or turn a paper page, her thrilling tales will surely shock and surprise you, with both its storyline and its literary value. Now living in South Africa, Lola is working on the third book in her trilogy, which proves just how many fascinating stories she has to share about the ordinary women in the global sex industry.