Carol Oates came into the world on Christmas morning, in an elevator. Raised just across the street from the childhood home of Bram Stoker, author of Dracula, it was only a matter of time before Carol’s love of all things supernatural would emerge. 

She began experimenting with fiction at school and keeps the notebook containing her first unpublished novel in her desk drawer. Over three decades later, all her stories still begin life scrawled on paper. 

When not writing, Carol can be found exploring history, old buildings, castles, and tombs.

Carol's Omnific Publishing titles are distributed by Simon and Schuster.  

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For book blogs, interviews and review copy requests of Something Wicked , please contact Jennifer Haren of Omnific Publishing

For book blogs, interviews and review copy requests of Carol's other novels, please contact Traci Olsen of Omnific Publishing
For queries regarding short stories and all other requests, please contact Carol directly.  


"Ember is dynamite! That's how I felt after reading this book—like I've been sitting on a keg of dynamite for the last two days, and Carol Oates just blew me away."
-- Debbie (at) I Heart YA Reviews

"Shades of Atlantis has shades of brilliance. Carol Oates has created a compelling magical world which I entered too briefly and left too soon. It left me lost in contemplation."
-- Girls Just Reading

"This story is so beautiful and emotional. I am hand flapping right now because I'm afraid of giving away too much! Carol's writing is so beautiful and flowing that you feel like you are there ..."
The Summer Prince from Summer Breeze -- Miss Mandy

"My. Heart. Iridescent almost killed me! This books was so intense, emotionally and physically, that I could hardly keep up."
-- The Bookish Babes
 "This New Adult horror novella UNMADE by Carol Oates is short and unsweet. A savory mix between Ray Bradbury and Stephen King."
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