Pat writes steamy contemporary and paranormal romance under the name Patricia Mason and Young Adult paranormal romance and Urban Fantasy as P.R. Mason. She escaped from the snowy Midwest winters of her youth by moving in 2001 to a beautiful, historic city in Georgia to pursue her dream of being a novelist. Before being published, Pat won first place in the Sandhills writer's conference novel category and third place in the Georgia Romance Writer's contest known as the Maggies. Pat and her cat (who writes with the help of his human staff under the name Confucius Cat) are active bloggers in support of peace and animal rights issues at www.confuciuscat.blogspot.com.