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Franz McLaren was sucked into the world of fantasy at ten-years-old when he read Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. After that, he dived headfirst into the stories of Dr. Seuss, and from then on, the stories of J. R. R. Tolkien, Terry Goodkind, Holly Lisle, J. K. Rowling, and many others that have grown to be a significant part of his life.

Throughout his life, Franz McLaren has traveled extensively, living in forty-eight of the fifty United States, England, France, Germany, Japan, Spain, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Zimbabwe, and vacationed in a host of other nations. After experiencing the fantasies his travels had to offer, Franz has now settled down into manifesting fantasies of his own. He uses his books to share these worlds an
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message 1: by Ivan

Ivan Stoikov - Allan Bard Hi! Thanks for the add! Great page, books, will be glad to exchange some tips, opinions etc in the future! Best wishes! Let the wonderful noise of the sea always sounds in your ears! (a greeting of the water dragons' hunters - my Tale Of The Rock Pieces).


Jolene hey there! I just started Demon Drift... The Clarion of Destiny series was awesome. Thank you for the good reads.


message 3: by Franz

Franz McLaren Jolene wrote: "hey there! I just started Demon Drift... The Clarion of Destiny series was awesome. Thank you for the good reads."

Thank you for your kind words. I hope you like Demon Drift as well.


message 4: by Cassandra (The Book & Movie Dimension blogger) (last edited Sep 11, 2011 07:27PM)

Cassandra (The Book & Movie Dimension blogger) Thanks Franz for the friend add.


message 5: by Franz

Franz McLaren Cassandra (The Book & Movie Dimension blogger) wrote: "Thanks Franx for the friend add."

Thanks for the invite.


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