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Jen Carter

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I love Hemingway's style; I'm fascinated by Chaucer's characters.

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About this author

Jen Carter grew up in San Jose, California, where she took on an early interest in reading the fantastic tales of centuries past. That excitement for literature grew alongside a joy found in writing; she always felt as though she had something to say.

After high school, Jen left northern California to attend UCLA where she majored in English. There, her fascination of premodern literature grew, ultimately driving her to enroll in graduate school and earn her M.A. in Writing and Literature Studies.

Jen teaches English in higher education and is writing her second book, which will be released in the Summer of 2013. She is happily married and resides with her beautiful family and Golden Retriever in the San Diego area. In her free time, she enjo
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Yesterday, someone kindly posted a positive review on Amazon for Chasing Paris. In the review, she talked about how it's a clean, easy-to-read book, and I’ve been thinking about this since first seeing the review. Other reviewers have also mentioned that Chasing Paris is a clean read—it doesn’t have sex or violence, and the language is no worse than what we hear on television. Before publishing... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 03, 2012 10:59 • 293 views • Tags: chasing-pars, clean, clean-reads, reviews
Average rating: 3.53 · 253 ratings · 47 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
Chasing Paris
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Remembering Summer
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The Mark of Athena (The Heroes of Olympus, #3)
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Loved it! Wasn't ready for it to end.
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" Gosh, Dee, thank you! I'm so glad that you like the book. I like subtlety, too. One of my favorite moments is toward the end of the book after Will an ...more "
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" It was a great one. If it weren't for work and kids, I would have read it faster! Looking forward to reading Mark of Athena next. :) "
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Just beautiful.
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