Patricia Briggs

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Patricia Briggs

Butte, Montana, The United States



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Patricia Briggs was born in Butte, Montana to a children’s librarian who passed on to her kids a love of reading and books. Patricia grew up reading fairy tales and books about horses, and later developed an interest in folklore and history. When she decided to write a book of her own, a fantasy book seemed a natural choice. Patricia graduated from Montana State University with degrees in history and German and she worked for a while as a substitute teacher. Currently, she lives in Montana with her husband, children and six horses and writes full-time, much to the delight of her fans.

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By: Mike Nov 29, 2016

A couple of days ago I was in a very dark place, and posted when I should probably have just unplugged my keyboard. Wisdom comes slowly to some of us, and I still have much to learn. Mea Culpa.

I'm in a better place today. Still sad, still disappointed in humanity, but the sun is bright, the air is crisp and clean, and this too shall pass. I'm back in my happy place, even...

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March 2016, Patricia Briggs
"The bestselling urban fantasy writer dishes on her love of werewolves and her new book, Fire Touched, the latest adventure for shape-shifting heroine Mercy Thompson." ...More

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“Some people are like Slinkies. They aren't really good for anything, but they still bring a smile to my face when I push them down a flight of stairs.”
Patricia Briggs, Iron Kissed

Patricia Briggs, Moon Called

“I don't like it when I outweigh my men.”
Patricia Briggs, Moon Called


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