Under the rule of science, there are no witch burnings allowed, no
water trials or public lynchings. In return, the average law-abiding,
solid citizen has little to worry about from the things that go bump in
the night. Sometimes I wish I was an average citizen...
Mechanic Mercy Thompson has friends in low places – and in dark ones. And now she owes one of them a favor. Since she can shapeshift at will, she agrees to act as some extra muscle when her vampire friend Stefan goes to deliver a NN message to another of his kind.
But this new vampire is hardly ordinary – and neither is the demon inside of him...
Patricia Briggs (born 1965) is an award-winning fantasy author known for her lifelike characters and humorous dialogue. She was born in Butte, Montana, and lived in various cities in the Pacific Northwest. She now resides in Washington state.
Mercedes is Volkswagen mechanic living in the Tri-Cities area of Washington. Her native american heritage has gifted her with the ability to take the form of a coyote at will. She's surrounded by far more powerful supernatural beings, including werewolves, vampires and an assortment of fey.
Mercy Thompson consists of thirteen primary works, and includes one additional book that complement the series but is not considered mandatory reads, and the series is set to expand with the upcoming release of one more book. The current recommended reading order for the series is provided below.