Pat is the USA Today bestselling author of more than 45 novels of romance and women's fiction. She sold her first novel to Silhouette in 1990. Since then, four million copies of her novels have been published in eighteen different countries.
Born and raised along with three younger sisters in northeast Ohio, Pat has since lived in upstate New York, Northern Alabama, California, Sweden, and for most of the past 35 years, in Houston. She and her husband have three grown children and three brilliant and amazing grandchildren.