Emma Goldrick was the popular pseudonym used by the writing marriage team formed by Emma Elizabeth Jean Sutcliffe (b. February 7, 1923 in Puerto Rico - d. November 20, 2008) and Robert N. Goldrick (b. March 22, 1919 in Massachusetts, USA - d. January 22, 1996), they wrote under her married name 41 romance novels in Mills & Boon from 1983 to 1996. After Robert's death, Emma wrote The Ninety-Day Wife in his memory, and she ceased to write.
Emma Elizabeth Jean Sutcliffe was born on February 7, 1923 in Puerto Rico, where she raised, met and married her husband, Robert N. Goldrick, a career military man from Massachusetts, United States of America borned in March 22, 1919. Thirty years and 4 children later they retired and took up nursing and teaching.
In 1980, they turned to collaborative writing. After a full year of studying the Mills & Boon style, their first submission (And Blow Your House Down) was accepted and released 1983 in Hardcover by Mills & Boon.
Robert died on 22 January 1996 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA and Emma wrote The Ninety-Day Wife of 1997 in his memory. It was the last book published by that author.
Among Emma's many accomplishments, she was a licensed practical nurse, taught American Sign Language, volunteered with American Red Cross, was a den mother and world traveler.
Emma Goldrick, 85, died peacefully on Thursday, November 20, 2008 with family members present. She buried alongside Robert in Maple Grove Cemetery, Westport, Massachusetts. May she rest in eternal peace.