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Author Frances Lynn's new novels "Frantic" and "Crushed" are to be released at the same time - a rare occurence in publishing.

London October 09, 2006 ---- "Frantic" and "Crushed" are available from Eiworth Publishing at http://yourbookstore.eiworth.se/, Diggory
Press, Lulu, all online bookstores including Amazons and from good bookstores. "Frantic" (ISBN10 0-9553672-2-0 ISBN 13
978-0-9553672-2-9), paperback, 264 pp, 148x 210 mm. $14.75. POD. E-book (ISBN 10 0-9553672-0-4 ISBN 13 978-0-9553672-0-5), $4.89.
"Crushed" (ISBN 10 0-9553672-3-9 ISBN 13 978-0-9553672-3-6), paperback. Illustrated Teen Fiction. 250 pp. Size. 210 mm x 149 mm.
POD. $14.75 "Crushed" E-book (ISBN10 0-9553672-1-2 ISBN 13 978 0-9553672-1-2) $5.13.

Eiworth Publishing decided to release both books simultaneously as they are aimed at different readerships. "Frantic" is a nostalgic
novel about the early '70s, set in London and San Francisco. "Crushed" is an illustrated, funny teen fiction book for the entire family to
enjoy. The one thing that the books have in common is author Frances Lynn's original writing style.

Author Frances Lynn finished "Frantic" and "Crushed" within months of each other. 'I started to write Frantic in the early Seventies, but I wrote Crushed very quickly. I didn't plan to write a teen fiction novel, but it was a welcome change from writing about drugs and psychotic illness, ' Frances Lynn says.

"Frantic" is a fast moving stream of consciousness, which reads like acid on steroids. Seventies survivors will wistfully confirm the authenticity of this frantic 'reportage', if they have any brain-cells left that is. Their children should also be fascinated by this dis-inhibited period of history, just to see why their hippy-hearted parents are still stuck in their flower-power time warp.

'An informative read for would-be celebrity hunters, historians, and people with various degrees of bi-polar disorder, mental healthcare workers and most of all pre-teens who want to give their grand parents a heart attack,'
Ulla Ward de Mora.

"Crushed" focuses on sibling rivalry between a pair of non-identical twins. Their parents and their eccentric friends are survivors from the Seventies. That's why adults who enjoy "Frantic" will also appreciate Frances Lynn's quirky humour in "Crushed".

'The narrator's voice is as Grimm as the characters - takes us inside the darkness of the children's minds as they try to cope with their dysfunctional family and their teenage angst," Andrew Palmer.

Frances Lynn was born in London and grew up in Notting Hill Gate. She was educated at Malvern Girls' College. She became Britain's bitchiest gossip columnist on the now defunct Ritz newspaper, and was a prolific freelance film critic and journalist for Fleet Street papers and the London glossies. Frances Lynn now lives in central London, enjoying life as a professional writer and author.

Learn more at: http://www.franceslynn.org

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