Patricia Rice

With several million books in print and New York Times and USA Today's bestseller lists under her belt, former CPA, Patricia Rice, is one of romance's hottest authors. Her emotionally-charged contemporary and historical romance novels have won numerous awards, including the Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice and Lifetime Achievement Awards, as well as the Bookrak Bestselling Paperback award. Her books have also been honored as Romance Writers of America RITA finalists in the historical, regency and contemporary categories.

Ms. Rice's next two contemporaries will feature characters who were first introduced in Impossible Dreams (Almost Perfect, McCloud's Woman - Ballantine Ivy). Her next historical returns the reader to the bewitching milieu of magic (Must Be Magic - Signet).

A firm believer in happily-ever-after, Patricia Rice is married to her high school sweetheart and has two children. Born in New York and raised in Kentucky, she resides in Charlotte, North Carolina, and now does accounting only for herself. She is a member of Romance Writers of America, the Authors Guild, and Novelists, Inc., as well as numerous professional accounting organizations and local charities.