Patrick Quinlan is the author, co-author or ghost author of dozens of books. These books include the crime novels Smoked, The Takedown (renamed The Falling Man for ebook publication), The Drop Off, and The Hit. Smoked made numerous bestseller lists in various parts of the world and was translated into four languages.

Patrick is the co-author, with legendary film actor Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner, Nighthawks, The Hitcher), of Rutger's memoir All Those Moments. Available in English and Dutch, All Those Moments was a Los Angeles Times bestseller.  He is also the co-author, with Elena Nikitina, of Elena's memoir of being abducted and surviving the first Russian-Chechen War - Girl, Taken.

Patrick is the ghost author of a USA Today- and Amazon-bestselling series of spy thrillers.  Patrick has been featured or reviewed in major media throughout the world, including the Boston Globe, the New York Times, the London Times, the Daily Mail, Entertainment Weekly, Maine Public Radio, BBC Radio News, and many others. He divides his time between Maine and Florida.