Otilia Greco was born in the Swiss Alps, was educated in Switzerland, England, and France, and is fluent in six languages. She draws much of her inspiration from Greece, where she guided tours after graduating from Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK).
Greco and her husband currently reside in Switzerland. She is also the author of Dreams: An Odyssey of Love and Mystery and Angelica's Discoveries: Romance and Journey to the New World (which received a 4 Star Review by Pacific Book Review). The Lady with the Purple Hat is her third book.