Patricia Forde lives in Galway in the west of Ireland. She has been writing for children for most of her adult life. She started out writing television drama and now writes children’s books in both English and Irish. The List, published in 2017, was her first novel. The second book in that series, The Last Lie, will be available in August 2020. Patricia is married to Padraic and has two almost grown up children and one very demanding dog.