National bestselling and award-winning author Patricia Sargeant writes contemporary romance, small town romance, sports romance and romantic suspense. She also writes cozy mystery novels as Olivia Matthews.

Patricia was drawn to be a romance author because she believes love is the greatest character motivation.  Her romantic suspense novels put ordinary people in extraordinary situations to have them find the Hero Inside. The characters in her contemporary romance novels are forced to confront their inner demons.

Her Sister Lou Mysteries cozy mystery series was inspired by Catholic sisters whose courage, determination and faith have helped build communities and formed rich, lasting legacies.

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Author Interviews

A day in the life of Sister Lou

Cilla’s Book Maniacs: Author Spotlight, Meet Patricia Sargeant

New Mystery Series Based on the Dominican Sisters of Peace

Destination Mystery, Episode 58: Olivia Matthews

Katara’s Cafe: Tea with Author Patricia Sargeant