Silver Borne

Silver Borne

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Mercy Thompson, car mechanic and shapeshifter, never knows what the day--or night--may bring. But in the fifth novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, she's about to learn that while some secrets are dangerous--those who seek them are just plain deadly... Mercy is smart enough to realize that when it comes to the magical Fae, the less you know, the better. But you can't always get what you want. When she 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. All in all, Mercy has had better days. And if she isn't careful, she might not have many more to live...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 106 x 170 x 26mm | 117.93g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Berkley Publishing Corporation,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 044101996X
  • 9780441019960
  • 82,448

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"If the term 'ass-kicking chick' has ever found a more apt heroine I--well, I can't think of who. These are fantastic adventures and Mercy reigns."--SFRevu "Filled with action, romance, and fae intrigue...another entertaining entry in a strong saga. However, it is Patricia Briggs' world-building skills on a par with early Laurell K. Hamilton that make Silver Borne a winner."--Midwest Book Review "Exciting...Briggs creates both well-rounded characters and a complex mythology, resulting in a rich read that's far more than a series of action adventures strung together."--Publishers Weekly "Mesmerizing...Always an astonishing storyteller, Briggs keeps adding layers of rich complexity to her characters and their world."--RT Book Reviews (Top Pick, 4 1/2 stars) More Praise for the Mercy Thompson Novels "I love these books."--Charlaine Harris, #1 New York Times bestselling author "An excellent read with plenty of twists and turns...It left me wanting more."--Kim Harrison, #1 New York Times bestselling author "The best new urban fantasy series I've read in years."--Kelley Armstrong, #1 New York Times bestselling author "In the increasingly crowded field of kick-ass supernatural heroines, Mercy stands out as one of the best."--Locus "Action-packed and with more than a few satisfying emotional payoffs...Patricia Briggs at the top of her game."--The Speculative Herald "The characters are all realistic and vibrant."--The Independent "These are fantastic adventures, and Mercy reigns."--SFRevu "The world building is incredibly lush and subsuming...a fantastic urban fantasy adventure."--Fresh Fiction "Outstanding."--Charles de Lint, Fantasy & Science Fictionshow more

About Patricia Briggs

Patricia Briggs is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mercy Thompson urban fantasy series and the Alpha and Omega novels.show more

Rating details

75,537 ratings
4.38 out of 5 stars
5 52% (39,130)
4 36% (27,246)
3 11% (8,167)
2 1% (817)
1 0% (177)

Our customer reviews

Very addictive series with really interesting characters. If you are looking for a series of urban fantasy that is more adult than Twilight, this is for you. I have read all the books in the series and they are all great!show more
by Barbara M. Skrodzki
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