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As of October 31, 2013 The Casquette Girls is published! If you are looking for a copy, try Amazon! Or The Book Depository for FREE GLOBAL shipping :)



★ “In this Southern Gothic love letter to the spookier side of New Orleans's storied past, Arden spins out a moody tale of magic and mystery… a thoroughly satisfying page-turner and a strong.” – Publisher’s Weekly Starred Review

“Debut author Arden offers readers a full plate of Southern gothic atmospherics and sparkling teen romance in a patiently crafted tale that will best reward careful readers... Satisfying teen entertainment but also a cathartic, uncompromising tribute to New Orleans.” – Kirkus Reviews

"In the way that it fuses the experience of adolescence, the city of New Orleans, history, magic and vampires, The Casquette Girls can’t help but be a fun adventure, but more than that, it’s a smart story with a surprising amount of emotional depth.” – IndieReader



I'm currently bouncing back and forth between Brooklyn and the Faubourg Marigny in an attempt to become less nomadic.  This is my first attempt at writing, so I would love as much feedback as possible. Feel free to comment, message me, tweet me, send smoke signals, or whatever it is that you do...

"I run this thing like a dancehall queen -- I really don't want no hassle."





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Wahoo! I’m actually in the process of turning this little guy into a novella. Hoping to post the first chapter of the new version this weekend :)
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LOL! Same for #15 :D
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@rskovach eep! so much serendipity! *runs to your page*
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