My first novel, "Taking Chances" is now available!!!

"Definitley a first novel to be proud of. I would not be suprised to find Deanna Frances snuggly placed among the more popular literary voices currently publishing."

        -Diana Zwinak, Executive Director of
        Teen Writers and Artists Project 



"I couldn't put it down!" 

      -Shelby Kroeschel, student, 

      Indian Creek High School, Illinois



"This teen novel about the horror of family abuse leaves readers hanging on for a happy ending- one that might just include true love."

      -Jennifer Miller, educator