Patricia Briggs

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Patricia Briggs


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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: Ann PetersAug 11, 2016

Home, sweet home! Germany was lovely, but the trip was very much less so. I have determined that I am under a curse, and am seeking a nice Catholic priest who will bless me and drench me with holy water, even though I am a Protestant. And maybe a smudge stick or two wouldn't hurt, either.

My luggage was lost on my last trip to Germany. You wouldn't think it would happ...

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Average rating: 4.24 · 897,033 ratings · 42,948 reviews · 86 distinct works · Similar authors
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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

“MS. THOMPSON, it said in heavy block letters, PLEASE KEEP YOUR FELINE OFF MY PROPERTY. IF I SEE IT AGAIN, I WILL EAT IT.”
Patricia Briggs, Moon Called

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

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What's your favorite paranormal series?

Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
 
  12 votes, 21.4%

Night Huntress by Jeaniene Frost
 
  9 votes, 16.1%

Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter by Laurell K. Hamilton
 
  8 votes, 14.3%

Sookie Stackhouse by Charlaine Harris
 
  6 votes, 10.7%

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  6 votes, 10.7%

House of Night by P.C. Cast
 
  5 votes, 8.9%

The Twilight Saga by Stephanie Meyer
 
  4 votes, 7.1%

Mercedes Thompson by Patricia Briggs
 
  3 votes, 5.4%

Women of the Otherworld by Kelley Armstrong
 
  2 votes, 3.6%

Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr
 
  1 vote, 1.8%

Dream Catcher by Lisa McMann
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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