Phaedra PatrickCuriously Charming Fiction
Phaedra qualified firstly as a stained glass artist before gaining her professional Marketing qualifications. She has worked as a waitress, stained glass designer, film festival organiser and communications manager. She is a self-taught author and enjoyed her first real writing success when she entered and won several short story competitions. She now writes full time from her home in Saddleworth.
She has published five novels with HarperCollins in the US and UK, with an additional one to be released in 2023. Her books have been translated into twenty-five languages worldwide and her second novel, Rise and Shine Benedict Stone, is now a Hallmark movie.
Her debut, The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper was awarded the Prix des Lectrices 2017 in France and film rights were optioned by a major Hollywood studio.
Nina George, New York Times bestselling author of The Little Paris Bookshop said: “Phaedra Patrick understands the soul. Eccentric, charming and wise…This book will illuminate your heart.”
The Library Journal described Phaedra’s work as, “Tender, insightful and surprising.”
Phaedra’s third novel was selected as The Great North West Read 2019, to be read across over 300 libraries in the NW of England.
Phaedra lives in Saddleworth, UK and is represented by Clare Wallace at Darley Anderson Literary, Film and TV Agency.
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