Patrícia Reis (b 1970) began her journalistic career in 1988 working in different Portuguese and international media including O independente, Sábado, Marie Claire and Time Magazine. She produced a TV show entitled Sexulidades, and she has been affiliated with the newspapers Expresso and Público and the magazine Elle. She lives in Portugal where she is the publisher of her own magazine Egoísta and a partner of Design Atelier 004. She is the author of the photo-novel Beija -me (Kiss Me, 2006) and the novella Cruz das Almas (Cross of Souls, 2004) and of the novels Amor em Segunda Mão (Second Hand Love, 2006) and Morder-te o Coração (To Bite your Heart, 2007), all published by Dom Quixote. Her most recent novel No silencio de Deus (In God’s Silence) was published in Portugal in September 2008 and in March 2009 in Brazil.