MATTHEWS, Patricia. Also writes as P. A. Brisco, Patty Brisco, Laura Wylie. American, b. 1927. Genres: Novels, Romance/Historical, Children's fiction, Young adult fiction. Career: California State University, secretary and administrator, 1959-77. Member: Mystery Writers of America; Novelists' Inc; Sisters in Crime. Publications: Love's Avenging Heart, 1977; Love's Wildest Promise, 1977; Love Forever More, 1977; Love's Daring Dream, 1978; Love's Pagan Heart, 1979; Love's Magic Moment, 1979; Love's Golden Destiny, 1979; (as Laura Wylie) The Night Visitor, 1979; (as P.A. Brisco) The Other People (novel), 1979; Love's Many Faces (poetry), 1979; Love's Raging Tide, 1980; Love's Bold Journey, 1980; Love's Sweet Agony, 1980; Tides of Love, 1981; (with C. Matthews) Midnight Whispers, 1981; Embers of Dawn, 1982; (with C. Matthews) Empire, 1982; Flames of Glory, 1983; Gambler in Love, 1985; Tame the Restless Heart, 1986; Enchanted, 1987; Thursday and the Lady, 1987; Love, Forever More, 1988; Mirrors, 1988; Oasis, 1988; The Dreaming Tree, 1989; Sapphire, 1989; The Death of Love, 1990; The Unquiet, 1991; The Scent of Fear, 1992; Vision of Death, 1993; The Sound of Murder, 1994; Taste of Evil, 1994; Touch of Terror, 1995; The Sound of Murder, 1995; Secret of Secco Canyon, 1998; Dead Man Riding, 1998; Death in the Desert, 1999; Love's Golden Destiny, 2001; Rendezvous at Midnight, 2002. AS PATTY BRISCO: Merry's Treasure (juvenile), 1969; (with C. Matthews) Horror at Gull House (gothic), 1970; (with C. Matthews) House of Candles (gothic), 1973; (with C. Matthews) The Crystal Window (gothic), 1973; The Carnival Mystery (juvenile), 1974; (with C. Matthews) Mist of Evil (gothic), 1976; The Campus Mystery (juvenile), 1977; Raging Rapids (juvenile), 1979; Too Much in Love (juvenile), 1979. Address: c/o Pinder Lane & Garon-Brooke Associates Ltd, 159 W 53rd St #14E, New York, NY 10019, U.S.A.