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Paul J. Mila

Paul Mila has expanded his horizons from Brooklyn to Baja and beyond. In 2002 He traded in his corporate suit for a wetsuit and now devotes his time to writing, scuba diving, underwater photography, and speaking to groups about ocean conservation.

He has enjoyed photographing and diving with Caribbean reef sharks in the Bahamas, humpback whales in the Dominican Republic and Tonga, and a wide variety of sea life around the world, including his home waters of Long Island, New York, and his favorite dive location: Cozumel, Mexico. Diving in the same waters as the characters in his books enables Paul to write exciting, realistic dive adventures and to accurately describe the beauty and wonder of our undersea world for non-diving readers.

Killer In Paradise is the fifth novel in his dive/adventure/thriller series. Paul has also co-authored Bubbles Up, a non-fiction collection of ocean adventures and sea creature encounters, with Judith Hemenway, and published the entertaining and informative children's book, Harry Hawksbill Helps His Friends, through Best Publishing Company.

Paul and his family reside in Carle Place, New York. When not diving, Paul writes thriller/adventure novels, teaches underwater photography at a local dive shop, Scuba Network, and coaches tennis. You can contact Paul via e-mail at paul@paulmila.com, visit his website at www.milabooks.com, and check out his newsletter, The Sea-gram, at http://www.sea-gram.com.

Published Works:

Killer in Paradise

Scuba diver and art gallery owner Dayle Standish struggles to save her marriage, as she searches for a priceless artifact dating back to Christopher Columbus. But Dayle's path through the land of the ancient Mayans intersects with a viscious killer in Cozumel Mexico, putting herself and her friends in danger. Published 2017 by CreateSpace/MilaBooks.com

Harry Hawksbill Helps His Friends

Children get a lesson about sea life as well as a social lesson about respecting others, as a wise sea turtle helps his angelfish friends. Published 2016 by Best Publishing Company.

Bubbles Up

"Buoyant Adventures in Planet Ocean." Experience the feeling of diving with sharks, humpback whales, and graceful eagle rays, getting caught in a barracuda feeding frenzy, or simply walking on a beach with grandchildren. Published 2015/2016 by CreateSpace/MilaBooks.com.

Near Miss

Spies, treasure hunters, and Cozumel scuba divers collide in a Caribbean thriller. Published 2012 by CreateSpace/MilaBooks.com


Terrorists plan an explosive 4th of July for New York. Can two scuba divers and a dolphin foil their deadly plot? Published 2008 by AuthorHouse.

Whale's Angels

A husband and wife battle whalers in a seagoing adventure of international intrigue and murder. Published 2006 by AuthorHouse.

Dangerous Waters

A young woman's perilous journey of adventure and romance, from the California Pacific to the Mexican Caribbean. Published 2004/2013 by AuthorHouse.

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