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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Generally, just whining about the rapid pace of modern life.
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Average rating: 4.24 · 859,259 ratings · 41,182 reviews · 90 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

Patricia Briggs, Moon Called

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


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