Patda Jim received her BA degree in Creative Writing from the University of Florida. Having lived in Canada, India, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, Brazil, and Chilé, Patda makes Sarasota, Florida her home. She frequently conducts writing workshops and presents to organizations and libraries along Florida's west coast. A frequent international traveler, Patda has also authored short stories, murder mysteries and narrative biographies.
1 Ring..2 Women..100 Years Set in Europe, mainly Amsterdam and Italy, RingGoRound tells a double tale. Two compassionate women, living a hundred years apart, are connected by an antique ring. Their lives reverberate and echo each other. The fascinating men attracted to them weave intrigue, glamour, mystery, cruelty and love into the suspenseful web. Marlene of long ago tells her secrets through the voice or the ring to relay her story to modern-day Marieke. The book's theme is ruled by true affection and the will to give as well as receive undying love.