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Debut Author Podcast: Patricia Bernstein

Patricia Bernstein grew up in Dallas and earned a Degree of Distinction in American Studies from Smith College. Returning to Texas, she founded a public relations agency in Houston, while publishing dozens of articles in publications as varied as Texas Monthly, Cosmopolitan and The Smithsonian. She published three non-fiction books before her first novel. The most recent non-fiction book, about the 1920s Ku Klux Klan, was a finalist for a major award from the Texas Institute of Letters. A Noble Cunning: The Countess and the Tower, Patricia’s debut novel, has been awarded gold medals by the American Bookfest and the IPPY awards. She lives in Houston with her husband Alan Bernstein. They have three wonderful and very different daughters.