Patricia O’Sullivan

About me

Patricia O’Sullivan is the author of Hope of Israel, a novel about the readmission of the Jews to England in 1656 and Legend of the Dead, a novel about the first Jewish communities in the English colonies. She lives in Mississippi with her family.

From my website

Old South balls and Southern values

Image from Gone With the Wind Recently in the University of Mississippi student newspaper, a fraternity was ‘outed’ for attending an Old South ball. The author of the opinion piece asked of the fraternity members, “Is the perception you put forward one you can be proud of?” He quoted the…

Awesome Justice

A year ago today, my friend, Linda died. We hadn't known each other very long, less than a year actually, but Linda had a way of touching people immediately with her warmth and welcoming them into her life. It was late May when we met in the choir room of…

Athelstan’s Newport – is there hope for the tiny Viking?

Vikings writer and creator, Michael Hirst, has taken a page from J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter) and George R. R. Martin (Game of Thrones) by warning fans of his History Channel series to expect the death of a major character this season. Many of us were sure the victim was the…

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