Daria Desombre (Russia | Belgium)
Daria Desombre was born in Saint Petersburg where she studied at the Hermitage Art School and received a Masters in English and Spanish from Saint Petersburg's State University. In 2000, she moved to Paris and completed an MBA in fashion marketing and management. Daria was head of advertising for the jewellery house Mauboussin before devoting herself full-time to scriptwriting. She writes for leading film companies in Russia and Ukraine. She also adapts US and European TV programmes for the Russian market, including Drop Dead Diva and The Mentalist. Daria lives in Brussels with her husband and two children. She is finalising the fourth novel in the Intellectual Detective Series and working on the script for the TV series of the first novel The Ghost of Heavenly Jerusalem.