Patricia A. Bridewell was born in Los Angeles, CA. Her passions are: nursing, teaching, and writing. A registered nurse and a full-time college professor, she is also on the Board of Directors of The New Reality Foundation, G.U.R.L.S. Rock Global Leadership Program. Her first novel, Reflections of a Quiet Storm, was released in 2009 and the second, A Generations of Curses, in 2012 with co-author Faatima Albasir-Johnson. She has contributed short stories to two anthologies, Gumbo for the Soul - Women of Honor, and Keeping the Faith (Faith Series). Patricia has also written articles for the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper, Advance for Nurses Magazine, and other online magazines. She is a member of the American Christian Fiction Writers, Hurston/Wright Foundation, International Black Writers and Artists - Los Angeles, and West Angeles Church of God in Christ. She is currently working on her next novel.