Patricia A. Bridewell
Patricia A. Bridewell’s mother handed her a book in early childhood, and her immersion into the lives of fictional characters led to a passion for reading. After journaling for a year, those notes transitioned to her first novel, Reflections of a Quiet Storm, published in 2009. Several years later, she and co-author Faatima Johnson wrote A Generation of Curses. The book has received positive reviews, won the 2013 Readers Favorite International Book Award in Christian Fiction, and was on the Amazon.com Best Sellers list. Her short stories have appeared in multiple anthologies including the AALBC best selling anthology "Single Mama Dating Drama," published by Brown Girls Books, her short story, Love Won't Let Me Wait, will appear in the Tymm Publishing anthology Love Walked In (June 11, 2019). Patricia's latest novel is Two Steps Past the Altar, which was released in May 2018, and she is currently working on her fourth book.
Patricia holds an Associate of Science in Nursing from Los Angeles Southwest College, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Holy Names University, and a Master of Science in Nursing from Mount St. Mary’s University – Los Angeles. She is also has two Post Masters. She is a Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, and holds Adjunct Nursing Faculty positions with two universities. She is a member of International Black Writers and Artists – Los Angeles, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing – NuXi Chapter, NBNA/Council of Black of Nurses - L.A., American Psychiatric Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, and the California Association of Nurse Practitioners. Her church home is West Angeles Church of God in Christ in Los Angeles, CA. She is a mother and grandmother. Above all, she loves the Lord.
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Two Steps Past the Altar
by Patricia A. Bridewell
When Sasha Edmond discovers that her fiancé, Damien Taylor, may be cheating, she breaks off their engagement. In the midst of healing, she becomes captivated with Wesley Dunbar, a wealthy pharmaceutical businessman. A surfeit of lies and deception causes a web of mixed emotions as she struggles to determine whether Damien or Wesley is the real love of her life.
A Generation of Curses – 2nd Edition
by Patricia A. Bridewell
A detective claims to have evidence implicating Khadesia Hill to the murder of her ex-boyfriend in her hometown years prior. When the gossip spreads not only in the church community, but to Malcolm’s entire family, Khadesia finds her perfect reputation has become tarnished. Will the Hills’ faith and marriage survive the onslaught? Will Khadasia’s reputation be redeemed?
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