Carola Dunn (born November 14, 1946) is a UK-born American writer. She began by writing historical romances but later switched to crime stories. Today she lives and works in Eugene, Oregon. The hero of her crime novels is the Honourable Daisy Dalrymple, a freelance writer, sometimes known as "Miss Daisy". Dalrymple's husband is Detective Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher. He tries, unsuccessfully to keep her out of crime investigations. His superiors at the Yard are terrified of her meddling but find it difficult to stop her because of her very high social position.