Patricia E. Canterbury is a native Sacramentan, an award winning poet, an award winning short story writer, novelist, political scientist and philanthropist.
Every Thursday, is the first of the Nancy Noire Mysteries set in a fictional town in Washington State. Every Thursday began as a writing prompt, “she forgot about the man” ; a random phrase selected by the ZICA Creative Arts and Literary Guild, a Sacramento based artist support group, to stimulate a writer's creativity.
Pat’s first published novel, The Secret of St. Gabriel’s Tower, is the first of a proposed five book middle-grade historical mystery series, A Poplar Cove Mystery. The second in the series, The Secret of Morton's End is available as an E-book The bound edition is available Amazon
Carlotta’s Secret, is the first of Pat's eight chapter-books of children’s contemporary fantasy mysteries. Published as the first of a series titled The Delta Mysteries, Carlotta's Secret is available at Amazon.com. A small independent motion picture studio has optioned Carlotta’s Secret.