Author Patricia Broderick, using the byline Pat Broderick during her long career as an award-winning journalist, has worked in print and the broadcast media in New Hampshire, Florida and California. A native of Manchester, NH, she graduated from the University of New Hampshire, where she was news editor of the school paper. Since then, she has worked for newspapers, magazines and public television, as an anchor, producer and documentary maker. The mother of two grown daughters, she lives in San Diego with her husband, Ray Huard, a journalist.
"[A] witty debut . . . Brisk pacing and a cavalcade of colorful characters keep the action on a swift path to its literally wild denouement. Hopefully, Nellie will be back soon." -Publishers Weekly