Fran Friel

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FRAN FRIEL is a two-time Bram Stoker Award Finalist, and winner of the Black Quill Award. She wrangles her small beast overlords and writes Science Fiction, Horror, and Dark Fantasy by the sea in her Tiny Office of Paradise.

Look for the fourth release of Fran Friel's Dark Tales in Amazon Shorts. The stories are revised and expanded from her Award Winning Collection, MAMA'S BOY AND OTHER DARK TALES in 2017. Completely ew fiction is coming to the Dark Tales soon!

Fran Friel's Dark Tales (individual shorts and novellas):

The Sea Orphan
Beach of Dreams
Under the Dryer w/ Bonus Flash - Orange and Golden

Coming Soon:

Mashed
Bessie Green's Thumb
Fine Print
Widow
Wings with Hot Sauce


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I've always been a bit of a scaredly-cat, so I have legit concerns about what lurks in spaces we can't really see, especially the commonplace areas about which we become complacent. Oh, you may scoff, but have you looked under YOUR dryer lately (late at night when the world is "sleeping")? Well, I have, hence this story. Thank goodness for Goliath, is all I have to say! :D(less)
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Fran Friel Chad B. wrote: "Fran, thanks for the friend connect. Have an awesome 2014!"

Thank you, Chad. I wish you an awesome 2014, as well.

Happy Sunday,
Fran


message 7: by Jason

Jason Brawn Thanks Fran.


message 6: by Dan

Dan Gamber I'm a prince? Ahhhh, I love fiction authors! Thanks, Fran, you're a sweetheart.


message 5: by Greg

Greg Sisco Great to meet you too, Fran. Thanks for accepting my friend request.


message 4: by Tracy

Tracy You are certainly welcomed. Check out my husband's page here on goodreads, Asa Don Brown.


Bradley Thank you for adding me as a friend. =)

Dreamsbane of Tamalor


message 2: by Fran

Fran Friel Hey, Doll. Hugs back at ya'. Hope all is well with you...life...and writing.

Love to you and yours,
Fran


Louise Hello, Fran! :D *big hugs*

Louise xox


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