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Patricia O'Sullivan

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Patricia O'Sullivan is the author of three historical novels about the Sephardic Jewish experience in the New World: Hope of Israel, Legend of the Dead, and A Notable Occupation. In 2014, she published her first new adult novel, Awesome Justice. She lives in Mississippi with her family.


Avenue de la Bourdonnais




Blvd de Vaugirard




Charlemagne's statue outside Notre Dame Cathedral




The mighty Charlemagne armed with a broom for spring cleaning




A view of Notre Dame from the left bank of the Seine River






Houseboats bobbing in the Seine River




A view of Ile St. Louis and the Pont de Sully





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Hope of Israel
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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Legend of the Dead
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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A Notable Occupation
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Awesome Justice
4.75 of 5 stars 4.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2014
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I noticed this novel on Amazon because I am also a writer and I saw that customers who bought The Race for Second had also bought Awesome Justice. When I read the summary and saw that Ethan's story involved being an exchange student in Germany, I kne...more
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" I was honored to work with Patti on a developmental edit, a copyedit, and in designing the book's cover. Patti's fans know her as an author of historical fiction, but here she branches out into a new genre with a subject close to her heart: the cl... " Read more of this review »
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" THE BOOK THIEF: A Summary.

Liesel: Hi, I'm Liesel. I have no personality, but I'm a cute little girl.

Death: Her name is not Liesel. Her name is THE BOOK THIEF and I shall name her that for the rest of the book.

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“She knew that she must sit quietly and patiently and, like her beloved butterflies, eventually he would come to rest.”
Patricia O'Sullivan, Hope of Israel

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“She knew that she must sit quietly and patiently and, like her beloved butterflies, eventually he would come to rest.”
Patricia O'Sullivan, Hope of Israel

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