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Briggs, Patricia

Overview
Works: 215 works in 1,158 publications in 12 languages and 40,877 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Paranormal fiction  Fantasy fiction, American  Horror fiction  Vampire fiction  Novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Redactor
Classifications: PN6727.B7523, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Patricia Briggs
 
Most widely held works by Patricia Briggs
Bone crossed by Patricia Briggs( Book )

38 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to Patricia Briggs's world, a place where "witches, vampires, werewolves, and shape shifters live beside ordinary people" (Booklist). It takes a very unusual woman to call it home and there's no one quite like Mercy Thompson. By day, Mercy is a car mechanic in the sprawling Tri-Cities of Eastern Washington. By night, she explores her preternatural side. As a shape shifter with some unique talents, Mercy has often found herself having to maintain a tenuous harmony between the human and the not so human. This time she may get more than she bargained for. Marsilia, the local Vampire Queen, has learned that Mercy crossed her by slaying a member of her clan and she's out for blood. But since Mercy is protected from direct reprisal by the werewolf pack (and her close relationship with its sexy Alpha), it won't be Mercy's blood Marsilia is after. It'll be her friends'.--Page 2 of cover
Silver borne by Patricia Briggs( Book )

26 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When mechanic and shapeshifter Mercy Thompson attempts to return a powerful Fae book she'd previously borrowed in an act of desperation, she finds the bookstore locked up and closed down. It seems the book contains secret knowledge--and the Fae will do just about anything to keep it out of the wrong hands. And if that doesn't take enough of Mercy's attention, her friend Samuel is struggling with his wolf side--leaving Mercy to cover for him, lest his own father declare Sam's life forfeit
Blood bound by Patricia Briggs( Book )

58 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jalopy mechanic and were-creature Mercedes Thompson can change into a coyote whenever she wants to. As a favor, she agrees to back up vampire friend Stefan when he confronts another of his kind. But, being demon-possessed, that vampire proves deadlier than most and before she can do anything to help, Mercedes is in the middle of a war with vampires and werewolves
Moon called by Patricia Briggs( Book )

60 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 2,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mercedes "Mercy" Thompson is a talented Volkswagen mechanic living in the Tri-Cities area of Washington. She also happens to be a walker, a magical being with the power to shift into a coyote at will. Mercy's next-door neighbor is a werewolf. Her former boss is a gremlin. And she's fixing a bus for a vampire. This is the world of Mercy Thompson, one that looks a lot like ours but is populated by those things that go bump in the night. And Mercy's connection to those things is about to get her into some serious hot water
River marked by Patricia Briggs( Book )

30 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Car mechanic and shapeshifter Mercy Thompson and her werewolf boyfriend Adam must turn to Mercy's father's people in order to stop an evil that is lurking in the depths of the Columbia River
Iron kissed by Patricia Briggs( Book )

52 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mechanic Mercy Thompson can shift her shape -- but not her loyalty. When her former boss and mentor is arrested for murder and left to rot behind bars by his own kind, it's up to Mercy to clear his name, whether he wants her to or not. Mercy's loyalty is under pressure from other directions, too. Werewolves are not known for their patience, and if Mercy can't decide between the two she cares for, Sam and Adam may make the choice for her
Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs( Book )

28 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The werewolf pack and Mercy Thompson's mate Adam have been abducted. Outclassed and on her own, Mercy may be forced to seek assistance from any ally she can get, no matter how unlikely
Night broken by Patricia Briggs( Book )

28 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"#1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Briggs's Mercy Thompson series has been hailed as "one of the best" (Fiction Vixen). Now, Mercy must deal with an unwanted guest-one that brings a threat unlike anything she's ever known. An unexpected phone call heralds a new challenge for Mercy. Her mate Adam's ex-wife is in trouble, on the run from a stalker. Adam isn't the kind of man to turn away a person in need-and Mercy knows it. But with Christy holed up in Adam's house, Mercy can't shake the feeling that something about the situation isn't right. Soon, her suspicions are confirmed when she learns that Christy has the farthest thing from good intentions. She wants Adam back and she's willing to do whatever it takes to make it happen, including turning Adam's pack against Mercy. Mercy isn't about to step down without a fight, but there's a more dangerous threat circling. Christy's stalker is more than a bad man-in fact, he may not be human at all. As the bodies start piling up, Mercy must put her personal troubles aside to face a creature with the power to tear her whole world apart."--
Fair game : an Alpha and Omega novel by Patricia Briggs( Book )

28 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is said that opposites attract. And in the case of werewolves Anna Latham and Charles Cornick, they mate. The son--and enforcer--of the leader of the North American werewolves, Charles is a dominant Alpha. While Anna, an Omega, has the rare ability to calm others of her kind. Now that the werewolves have revealed themselves to humans, they can't afford any bad publicity. Infractions that could have been overlooked in the past must now be punished, and the strain of doing his father's dirty work is taking a toll on Charles. Nevertheless, Charles and Anna are sent to Boston when the FBI requests the pack's help on a local serial-killer case. They quickly realize that the last two victims were werewolves, and identify others originally thought humans as fae. Someone is targeting the preternatural. And now Anna and Charles have put themselves right in the killer's sights."--
Fire touched by Patricia Briggs( Book )

20 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mercy Thompson has been hailed as "a heroine who continues to grow and yet always remains true to herself."* Now she's back, and she'll soon discover that when the fae stalk the human world, it's the children who suffer ... Tensions between the fae and humans are coming to a head. And when coyote shapeshifter Mercy and her Alpha werewolf mate, Adam, are called upon to stop a rampaging troll, they find themselves with something that could be used to make the fae back down and forestall out-and-out war: a human child stolen long ago by the fae. Defying the most powerful werewolf in the country, the humans, and the fae, Mercy, Adam, and their pack choose to protect the boy no matter what the cost . But who will protect them from a boy who is fire touched?"--
Cry wolf by Patricia Briggs( Book )

35 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years at the bottom of the pack, Anna has learned never to trust dominant males, until Charles Cornick, the enforcer and leader of the North American werewolves, declares her his mate, revealing her destiny as an Omega wolf
Dead heat : an Alpha and Omega novel by Patricia Briggs( Book )

26 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For once, mated werewolves Charles and Anna are not traveling because of Charles's role as his father's enforcer. This time, their trip to Arizona is purely personal, as Charles plans to buy Anna a horse for her birthday. Or at least it starts out that way ... Charles and Anna soon discover that a dangerous Fae being is on the loose, replacing human children with simulacrums. The Fae's cold war with humanity is about to heat up -- and Charles and Anna are in the cross fire
Silence fallen by Patricia Briggs( Book )

17 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attacked and abducted in her home territory, Mercy finds herself in the clutches of the most powerful vampire in the world, taken as a weapon to use against alpha werewolf Adam and the ruler of the Tri-Cities vampires. In coyote form, Mercy escapes -- only to find herself without money, without clothing, and alone in the heart of Europe. Unable to contact Adam and the rest of the pack, Mercy has allies to find and enemies to fight, and she needs to figure out which is which. Ancient powers stir, and Mercy must be her agile best to avoid causing a war between vampires and werewolves, and between werewolves and werewolves. And in the heart of the ancient city of Prague, old ghosts rise
Hunting ground by Patricia Briggs( Book )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Anna Latham didn't know how complicated life could be until she became a werewolf. And until she was mated to Charles Cornick, the son--and enforcer--of Bran, the leader of the North American werewolves, she didn't know how dangerous it could be, either ... Anna and Charles have just been enlisted to attend a summit to present Bran's controversial proposition: that the wolves should finally reveal themselves to humans. But the most feared Alpha in Europe is dead set against the plan--and it seems like someone else might be, too. When Anna is attacked by vampires using pack magic, the kind of power only werewolves should be able to draw on, Charles and Anna must combine their talents to hunt down whoever is behind it all--or risk losing everything ..."--Page 4 of cover
Shifting shadows : stories from the world of Mercy Thompson by Patricia Briggs( Book )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shapeshifter Mercy Thompson has friends in high places--and in low, dark, scary ones. And in this must-have collection of stories, you'll meet new faces and catch up with old acquaintances--in all their forms ... In a time of fresh starts, Mercy is asked to use an old talent--ghost hunting--in the all-new story "Hollow." You'll learn what happens when an ancient werewolf on his last legs befriends a vulnerable adolescent ("Roses in Winter") and how Mercy's friend Samuel Cornick became a werewolf ("Silver"). The werewolf Ben finds "Redemption," and Moira, a blind witch, assists on a search in "Seeing Eye." From Butte, Montana, the copper-mining town that vampire Thomas Hao calls home ("Fairy Gifts"), to Chicago, where the vampire Elyna buys and renovates the apartment she lived in while human ("Gray"), you'll travel the roads that originated with Mercy Thompson and the fertile imagination of Patricia Briggs. Roads that will lead you to places you've never been before.."--
Burn bright : an Alpha and Omega novel by Patricia Briggs( Book )

16 editions published in 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They are the wild and the broken. The werewolves too damaged to live safely among their own kind. For their own good, they have been exiled to the outskirts of Aspen Creek, Montana. Close enough to the Marrok's pack to have its support; far enough away to not cause any harm. With their Alpha out of the country, Charles and Anna are on call when an SOS comes in from the fae mate of one such wildling. Heading into the mountainous wilderness, they interrupt the abduction of the wolf -- but can't stop blood from being shed. Now Charles and Anna must use their skills -- his as enforcer, hers as peacemaker-- to track down the attackers, reopening a painful chapter in the past that springs from the darkest magic of the witchborn
Masques by Patricia Briggs( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aralorn, who has left behind her noble birthright to become a mercenary spy, works to gather intelligence on the powerful sorcerer Geoffrey ae'Magi--a master of illusion who is using trickery to assemble an army
Wolfsbane by Patricia Briggs( Book )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shapeshifting mercenary Aralorn leads a dangerous existence. Now she must return home, for her noble father, the Lyon of Lambshold, has passed away. But when Aralorn and her companion Wolf arrive, they find he's not dead but ensorcelled by the ae'Magi, who are using him as a conduit to destroy Aralorn and Wolf. She must overcome this mysterious mist or fall to the blackest of magic
Mercy Thompson : homecoming by Patricia Briggs( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An origin story explaining how mechanic Mercy Thompson came to the town where she met Zee, Tad and Hauptman
The urban fantasy anthology by Peter S Beagle( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star-studded and comprehensive, this imaginative anthology brings a myriad of modern fantasy voices under one roof. Previously difficult for readers to discover in its new modes, urban fantasy is represented here in all three of its distinct styles--playful new mythologies, sexy paranormal romances, and gritty urban noir. Whether they feature tattooed demon-hunters, angst-ridden vampires, supernatural gumshoes, or pixelated pixies, these authors--including Patricia Briggs, Neil Gaiman, and Charles de Lint--mash-up traditional fare with pop culture, creating iconic characters, conflicted moralitie
 
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Bone crossed
Alternative Names
Briggs, Patricia 1965-

Patricia Briggs Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Patricia Briggs écrivaine américaine

Patricia Briggs escritora estadounidense

Patricia Briggs US-amerikanische Autorin

בריגס, פטרישיה

브릭스, 파트리샤 1965-

브릭스, 패트리샤 1965-

パトリシア・ブリッグズ

ブリッグズ, パトリシア

Languages
English (418)

French (47)

German (34)

Czech (10)

Chinese (8)

Spanish (8)

Danish (7)

Polish (3)

Dutch (3)

Turkish (3)

Japanese (2)

Russian (1)

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Silver borneBlood boundMoon calledRiver markedIron kissedCry wolfHunting groundMasques