Marlena Frank

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Marlena Frank is the author of books and novellas that span genres from young adult fantasy to horror. Her debut novel, Stolen Book 1 of the Stolen series, has hit the Amazon bestseller charts twice. She has two books coming out in 2021: Chosen, the final book in the Stolen trilogy, and The Impostor and Other Dark Tales, a collection of dark fantasy and horror short stories.

Marlena has also written several fantasy and horror short stories, which have been included in notable anthologies such as Heroic Fantasy Quarterly, Not Your Average Monster Volume 2, and The Sirens Call issue #29.

Although she was born in Tennessee, Marlena has spent most of her life in Georgia. She lives with her sister and three spoiled cats. She serves as the Vice Pre
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Marlena Frank Broken will be available for purchase in eBook and Paperback on April 7, 2020. Hardback usually isn't available on release day, but should be availabl…moreBroken will be available for purchase in eBook and Paperback on April 7, 2020. Hardback usually isn't available on release day, but should be available shortly afterwards. It usually takes about a month or so in my experience.

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Marlena Frank This summer, I've been knocking out some classic Stephen King. I just recently finished IT and am diving back into the Dark Tower series. Audible has …moreThis summer, I've been knocking out some classic Stephen King. I just recently finished IT and am diving back into the Dark Tower series. Audible has been a big help with this, since it turns my commute into much-needed reading time. I've also checked out some excellent horror like Josh Malerman's Bird Box, which was on my to-read list ever since I heard it mentioned on The Outer Dark podcast. I'll probably swing back toward more cheerful fantasy at some point, but right now I'm reveling in dark fiction.(less)
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Stolen (The Stolen Series, #1)

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The She-Wolf of Kanta

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The Seeking

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Happy Cover Reveal to The Impostor And Other Dark Tales

Happy cover reveal day to this gorgeous collection of short stories! Divided into sections for the beautiful and the bizarre, the tales range from dark fantasy with sorcery and mermaids, to horror with monsters and unnatural animals. Putting this together has been a labor of love over the last year, and I’ve had the benefit of getting to work with incredible people throughout the process.

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message 8: by Rusty

Rusty Nugent Hello There,

It's nice to meet you. I am an 42 year old southern gentleman from the USA. Did I find you on LinkedIn before? You remind me of someone I met there. Well, See ya around, Rusty


message 7: by Rob

Rob Towner cooool :)


Marlena Frank Rapunzel's Daughters is up here on Goodreads! How cool is that?? Now everybody can add it to their to-read list and ogle over the incredible stories and beautiful artwork!
Rapunzel's Daughters and Other Tales by Josie Brown, Rose Mambert, Bill Racicot


Marlena Frank Just saw that the App Store for the Nook Color opened today. You can bet I'll be downloading it tonight to try it out. Looking forward to a decent PDF experience as well as being able to have Flash and Email capability.


message 4: by Lisa

Lisa Kessler I have a Kindle and I LOVE it!!! Hands-free reading and never losing your place is a beautiful thing! :)

THanks for checking out Across the Veil too!!! I hope you enjoy it... It should be in the B&N store soon or you can get it on Smashwords.com for the Nook too I think... :)

Marlena wrote: "So I bought myself a Nook Color last weekend. I have a feeling this is going to greatly increase my reading output this year. How cool is it to have your books at your fingertips, and always the ri..."


Marlena Frank So I bought myself a Nook Color last weekend. I have a feeling this is going to greatly increase my reading output this year. How cool is it to have your books at your fingertips, and always the right size for my purse? ;)

So far I'm loving the free book Fridays, the sudoku, the crossword, and how easy Calibre is able to transfer Project Gutenberg books over. And once our library system starts offering more eBooks, I'll be able to read those easily on it as well!


Marlena Frank I'm loving it more and more. Plan to move my stuff over from Visual Bookshelf once their site's back up again. =)

Lena


message 1: by Lisa

Lisa Kessler Hi Lena!!! *waving*

Great to see you on goodreads!!! I love this site...

*HUGS*

Lisa :)


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