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Phaedra Patrick

Phaedra Patrick studied art and marketing and has worked as a stained glass artist, film festival organiser and communications manager. An award-winning short story writer, she now writes full time. She lives in Saddleworth, UK, with her husband and son.


Genres: General Fiction
   The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper (2016)
   Wishes Under The Willow Tree (2017)
     aka Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone
   The Library of Lost and Found (2019)
   The Secrets of Love Story Bridge (2020)
     aka The Secrets of Sunshine
   The Messy Lives of Book People (2022)
Phaedra Patrick recommends
The Cactus (2018)
Sarah Haywood
"Equal parts intelligent, funny and devastating, Haywood breathes life into an unlikely heroine in a bold, emotionally-charged debut."
Rosie Coloured Glasses (2018)
Brianna Wolfson
"A brilliant and beguiling debut exploring the highs and heartbreaking lows of love. Sparkling, insightful and honest, the Thorpe family's powerful story will stay in my thoughts for a long time."
The Reluctant Fortune-Teller (2018)
Keziah Frost
"Insightful, charming and intriguing."
Flying At Night (2018)
Rebecca L Brown
"Beautifully written and endlessly touching, three memorable characters face life head-on with bravery and heart."
Meet Me At the Museum (2018)
Anne Youngson
"Readers are sure to love this wise and witty debut that celebrates the art of letter writing and the kindness of strangers."
Ellie and the Harpmaker (2019)
Hazel Prior
"A beautiful love song of a story, wonderfully told with a warm heart and much hope."
Sorry I Missed You (2020)
Suzy Krause
"A quirky, original story about unexpected friendship and the power of hope, Sorry I Missed You is a gem of a book."
The Last Night (2020)
C D Major
"Intriguing, beautiful and brilliant."
The Invisible Husband of Frick Island (2021)
Colleen Oakley
"The Invisible Husband of Frick Island is a tender, surprising story of love and loss with a sprinkle of laughter too. Colleen Oakley’s writing is as fresh as the fish caught by the Frick islanders. Once you hop off the ferry to join them, you’ll never want to leave. This was the most enjoyable book I’ve read in a long time."
This Shining Life (2021)
Harriet Kline
"A beautifully written and endlessly touching debut that’s sure to tug your heartstrings."
The Keeper of Stories (2022)
Sally Page
"A treasure of a book. Beautiful, emotional and heartfelt with a cornucopia of characters you'll love spending time with."
Love, Locked Down (2022)
Beth Reekles
"Each page of Love, Locked Down is pure joy. Beth Reekles has written the perfect book for these times."

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