Patricia Briggs is in her mid-50s and lives in the Tri-Cities, Washington state.
Silver Borne debuted at #1 on The New York Times Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers list.
Moon Called had more than 1,000 copies sold the first month, hitting 1 million by the end of the year.
Audio adaptations of each book were released within two months of the corresponding print release, twice as fast as the paperback editions of the novels.
A press release on October 2, 2008 from Publishers Weekly revealed that 50 Canon Entertainment has optioned the right to at least the first three Mercy books. 50 Canon is the production company of Mike Newell ( of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire fame) and purchases prices are reported to be in the mid six-figures. As of 2012 a production budget was set for the first movie Moon Called and estimated slated release for Summer 2013 or Spring 2014.
Everything that's been revealed up to this point as far as characters and the world goes (from books anthologies and even chats and the forums from Patty herself) is here