E. J. Patten

E.J. Patten was born Arizona and grew up with a love of stories, thanks to his parents’ ownership of a video store. He received a BA in Media Arts and an MBA from Brigham Young University, and he lives with his wife and three children on a small hill overlooking a large lake in a Utah town.

Books by this Author

The Legend Thief
Return to Exile
Middle School Survival Kit

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Power, without compassion, is the greatest evil there is.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. I generally prefer to be "on" the world, but if I had to be "in" it, I would probably choose a cenote near Cancun.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. That when asked a question about my greatest flaw, I make a joke out of it.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Harrison Ford.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. The eighties, followed closely by cordaroy pants.

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