Patricia Scanlan was born in Dublin, where she still lives. She is the author of several bestselling novels: CITY GIRL, CITY WOMAN, CITY LIVES, FOREIGN AFFAIRS, FINISHING TOUCHES, APARTMENT 3B, PROMISES, PROMISES, MIRROR, MIRROR, FRANCESCA'S PARTY and TWO FOR JOY. DOUBLE WEDDING was no. 1 in Ireland. She is the series editor and a contributing author to the Open Door series. She also teaches creative writing to second-level students and is involved in Adult Literacy.
" 'The best yet' - MARIAN KEYES 'Patricia Scanlan has brought about a revolution in Irish publishing...There can be little doubt that Patricia Scanlan is the prolific queen of contemporary Irish popular fiction' - SUNDAY TIMES 'Scanlan brings a dash of down-to-earth Ireland to counter Collins' flash-trash LA and Vincenzi's English upper crust...The ultimate comfort read' - GLAMOUR 'Scanlan's strength lies in her characterisations. These are people who leap to life off the page in a thoroughly credible way...An enjoyable read that will keep Scanlan's many fans entertained' - IRISH INDEPENDENT"