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Patricia Kiyono

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During her first career, Patricia Kiyono taught elementary music, computer classes, elementary classrooms, and junior high social studies. She now teaches part time at Grand Valley State University.
She lives in southwest Michigan with her husband, not far from her children and grandchildren. Current interests, aside from writing, include sewing, crocheting, scrapbooking, and music. A love of travel and an interest in faraway people inspires her to create stories about different cultures.

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Patricia Kiyono There's always something writer-related that needs to be done. When I can't think of where to go with the story I write something else - a blog post,…moreThere's always something writer-related that needs to be done. When I can't think of where to go with the story I write something else - a blog post, an author interview, or I search out marketing opportunities. Sometimes it takes a while, but I usually find my way back to the manuscript.(less)
Patricia Kiyono I like to introduce readers to worlds they might not have experienced, or perhaps have been to but have forgotten. But the main theme in my stories is…moreI like to introduce readers to worlds they might not have experienced, or perhaps have been to but have forgotten. But the main theme in my stories is love - specifically, long-lasting love that's been through trials and tribulations and have come out stronger.(less)
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I’m so pleased to announce the release of my newest book, The Road to Escape! This is the first in a multi-author series from Eskape Press called The Reunion. The series features the Cooper family from Escape, Indiana. Tom Cooper, an attorney-turned-rancher, is the patriarch of the family, and I took on his story.

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