Patricia Kay, also known as Trisha Alexander and Ann Patrick, is an American bestselling author of romance novels and women's fiction. She has authored more than 47 books, with four million copies published in 18 countries.
Kay was born and raised in Ohio with her three younger sisters. She has lived in New York, California, Alabama and Sweden and, since 1969, has lived in Houston, Texas. She has three grown children.
Her books have been on the USAToday Bestseller lists and have also been best-sellers in Sweden. She was a finalist for a Romance Writers of America RITA Award, the highest honor bestowed on a romance novelist, in 2000 in the category Contemporary Single Title, for her novel The Wrong Child.
Ms. Kay is also an acclaimed teacher of writing. She teaches a variety of online writing classes including a series of novel writing classes which are all listed on her website.