Award-winning novelist Patricia Ryan writes both historical and contemporary romances, including occasional "Double Dare" projects for Harlequin with her Evil Twin, Pamela Burford. Her novels have been critically acclaimed and published in over twenty foreign countries.
Pat lives in Rochester, New York, with her husband, children and cats. Before becoming a full-time writer, she worked in the publishing industry in New York City and Rochester, as both a marketing manager and editor. She is past president of Lake Country Romance Writers and teaches novel writing workshops at Rochester's literary center, Writers & Books.