About the author

Patricia Ryan

<p>Patricia Ryan is the <em>USA Today</em> bestselling author of more than two dozen romances and mysteries, including the #1 national bestseller <em>Still Life with Murder</em>. Her novels have garnered rave reviews and been published in over twenty countries. A RITA&reg; winner (<em>for Silken Threads</em>) and four-time nominee, she is also the recipient of three <em>RT BookReviews</em> Awards and a Mary Higgins Clark Award nomination for <em>Murder in a Mill Town,&nbsp;</em>the second book of her historical mystery series featuring Boston governess Nell Sweeney, written as&nbsp;P.B. Ryan.</p>