Patricia is an award-winning author of over 60 books. She loves writing mysteries for adults and children. Latest releases include: Watercolor Dreams, The Quiltmaker's Daughter, and Deadly Deception. Her book, Silent Witness, a Jennie McGrady mystery, was nominated for an Edgar award with Mystery Writers of America. She lives in the beautiful Northwest and most of her mysteries are set around the Portland area and on the Oregon Coast.