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 eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Burritos stuffed with pizza, bread pudding, and french fries.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Harrison Ford.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Convincing my wife to marry me.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Not necessarily in order: "Foruna Imperatrix Mundi: O Fortuna" by Carl Orff. "Battle of Evermore" by Led Zepplin. "Wish You Were Here" by Pink Floyd. "Viva La Vida" by Coldplay. "Black Wings" by Tom Waits.

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