Maxine Paetro

Maxine Paetro

Maxine Paetro is an American author who collaborates with best-selling author James Patterson on the Women’s Murder Club, Private, and Confession series.

In 1979 Paetro published her first book, How to Put Your Book Together and Get a Job in Advertising which received its fourth revision in August 2010. Paetro also authored three novels; Manshare, Babydreams, and Windfall, published between 1986 and 1991. In 1993, she collaborated with Dodd Darin to write the biography Dream Lovers: The Magnificent Shattered Lives of Bobby Darin and Sandra Dee .

In 1984 Paetro created Broccoli Hall in Amenia, New York. It is an English-style cottage garden that includes a series of enchanted garden rooms and has been featured in national magazines.

Paetro is married to former surety bond executive, John A. Duffy and has one stepson.

Books by Maxine Paetro