Patti Sheehy grew up along the Delaware River in Yardley, PA. She earned a degree in history from Rider University. Sheehy ran her own marketing communications firm, did extensive magazine writing, and helped launch a magazine. Over the years, she served as a marketing executive, primarily in the healthcare industry. Sheehy’s first book, The Boy Who Said No: An Escape to Freedom, based on the true-life story of Frank Mederos, was released to critical acclaim and won the Benjamin Franklin Gold Medal, and is a finalist for both the USA Best Book Award and the ForeWord Book of the Year Award. Stalked: The Boy Who Said No continues the harrowing story of Frank Mederos. Patti lives with her husband, Robert Hunter, in Haddon Heights, NJ.