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