Irene Korakianiti was born and grew up in Athens, Greece. After her secondary studies at the American College of Greece, she studied Political Sciences at the University of Lausanne, in Switzerland. Following her graduation she stayed in Switzerland for a few more years and worked as a teacher. She returned to Greece, established herself in Corfu and started a carrier in tourism. She has two sons. She loves travelling and had the opportunity to visit many countries all over the world. Sports, along with reading are her favorite hobbies. In 2013, she stopped working and devoted herself to writing, fulfilling a life dream. “Crime in Corfu” is her first book.