Debra Finerman is an American writer who lives part-time in Paris. She is the author of three novels, including a soon to be published contemporary romantic comedy for dog lovers and human lovers—Jake is a dog and also the name of his owner. When Jake's soul transfers into his dog's body after a car crash, hilarious and touching events ensue.
SHADOW WAR, her second book, is a WWII novel, was inspired by plaques seen on walls throughout Paris dedicated to the brave Resistance Fighters who died on the spot, shot by Nazi patrols. During research for this book, she traveled to the Imperial War Museum, London and Resistance Museums in France. She met former members of Resistance groups. Espionage is familiar to her as her uncle was a CIA agent.
Her first novel MADEMOISELLE VICTORINE, published by Random House Three Rivers Press, has been translated into six languages worldwide.
Debra is a former journalist for Capital Style, The Hollywood Reporter monthly magazine, Beverly Hills Today and Beverly Hills Magazine. Her articles about France are published in the online magazine, My French Life.
A graduate of UCLA, she earned her academic degree in Art History and Connoisseurship at Christie's, New York.