Born in Matanzas, Cuba she discovered the magic of books after her family emigrated to the United States. She started writing her own stories and has been continued publishing books ever since. In 2006, Lima"s first full-length novel, Matters of the Blood, was published by a small press
lieutenant went out of print briefly, then was picked up by Juno Books, an imprint of Wildside Books.
Matters of the Blood was re-released in 2007 from Simon & Schuster"s Pocket Books. Lima has published two sequels to Matters of the Blood as part of the.
Blood Bargain was released on September 29, 2009, and Blood Kin was released on October 27, 2009. The next chapter in the, Blood Heat, is scheduled for release on October 26, 2010.
In addition to the, Lima has contributed nonfiction essays to the fan publications Filled with Glee, A Taste of True Blood: The Fangbanger"s Guide, and In the Hunt: Unauthorized Essays on Supernatural.
Lima is listed as an editor for Chesapeake Crimes World War II