Patricia Gaffney

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Patricia Gaffney
Born December 27, 1945?
Tampa, Florida, United States
Occupation Novelist
Nationality American
Period 1989 - present
Genre Romance, Women's fiction

Patricia Gaffney is an American writer of romance novels and women's fiction novels.


Patricia Gaffney was born on December 27, 1956 in Tampa, Florida, United States. She is the daughter of Joem and Jim Gaffney. She and her brother, Mike, grew up in Bethesda, Maryland.

Patricia graduated from Walter Johnson High School. She earned a bachelor's degree in English and Philosophy from Marymount College in Tarrytown, New York, and also studied literature at the Royal Holloway College at the University of London, at George Washington University, and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

After college, Gaffney taught high school English for a year before pursuing a career as a freelance court reporter for the next five years. In 1984, Gafffney was diagonsed with breast cancer, which prompted her to live out her dream of writing books and living in the country. In 1986, she and her husband moved to rural Pennsylvania, where they continue to live.


Historical Novels[edit]

Single novels[edit]

  • Fortune's Lady, 1989/Sep
  • Sweet Treason, 1992/Mar
  • Another Eden, 1992/Oct
  • Thief of Hearts, 1993/Jun
  • Crooked Hearts, 1994/Aug
  • Sweet Everlasting, 1994/Sep
  • Lily, 1996/Jun
  • Wild at Heart, 1997/Jan
  • Outlaw in Paradise, 1997/Aug

Wickerley Series[edit]

  1. To Love and to Cherish, 1995/Fev
  2. To Have and to Hold, 1995/Sep
  3. Forever and Ever, 1996/Apr

Contemporary Novels[edit]

Single novels[edit]

  • The Saving Graces, 1999/Jul
  • Circle of Three, 2000/Jul
  • Flight Lessons, 2002/Oct
  • The Goodbye Summer, 2004/Apr
  • Mad Dash, 2007/Aug


  • The Saving Graces / Circle of Three / Flight Lessons, 2005/May

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