Coleen Murtagh Paratore





Coleen Murtagh Paratore


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I majored in English at The College of Saint Rose, in Albany, and after two internships in advertising and public relations, decided to enter the communications field, which is a place where writers can write and make a living too. I got married three months after graduation (my husband Tony and I will be celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary next August ), and we moved to Connecticut. I worked at a large advertising/pr firm during the day and got my master's in English at Trinity College nights. When we moved back to the Albany, New York area a few years later, I took a job as a publicist for Russell Sage College in Troy and soon became Director of Communications for the Sage Colleges. Our son, Christopher, was born in 1989. Two years l ...more

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“If you don't like a book, you can close it. But you have no right to say I can't open it.”
Coleen Murtagh Paratore, The Cupid Chronicles

“Until then, have great expectations. Keep believing you dreams will come true. And remember, when life throws you a pit... plant a cherry tree.”
Coleen Murtagh Paratore, The Wedding Planner's Daughter

“Sometimes your best company is you”
Coleen Murtagh Paratore, A Pearl Among Princes

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