Frances Carden

About Frances

Frances has been published in Abundant Grace, Magical: An Anthology of Fantasy, Fairy Tales, and other Magical Fiction for Adults, Answers I’ll Accept: True Accounts of Online Dating, 20 Something Magazine, and Wisteria Magazine. She wrote for for eight years.

Frances has a Masters in Fiction Writing from Johns Hopkins  and works as a technical writer during the day, where she attempts to make software exciting.

Frances’ Reviews

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Apartment, The

Psychological Tension and Abandoned Paris Ghettos Author: S.L. Grey Enticed during a luxurious book store peruse by its moody cover ...
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Agatha Raisin and the Case of the Curious Curate

. . . In the Library, With a Knife Author: M.C. Beaton What do drunken Morris dancers, duck races, unimaginably ...
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Storm of Swords, A

Red Weddings and Bloody Awakenings Author: George R.R. Martin And so it continues, my epic quest to work through the Game ...
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Holiday Buzz

Holiday Homicide Author: Cleo Coyle Christmas is coming to New York and with it holiday cookies, skating parties, and a ...
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Narrow Road to the Deep North, The

Love and War Author: Richard Flanagan Another disappointing Man Booker prize winner, The Narrow Road to the Deep North is a ...
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A Common Life

Father Tim's Lackluster Wedding Author: Jan Karon Back to the down home adventures of Father Tim, I took a detour ...
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The Beauty of Youthful Destruction Author: Julie Buntin Somewhere caught between hope and the tantalizing promises of destruction, two broken ...
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Death of a Bachelorette

Jaine Austen Sleeps with the Stink Fishes Author: Laura Levine Ready for a romp in the tropics, Jaine Austen thinks ...
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Lab Girl

Science and Snobs Author: Hope Jahren Despite being a hardcore English major personality (and consequentially, a book nerd), I’ve always ...
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Murder, Matrimony, and Mishap Author: Meg Cabot Assistant director for Death Dorm and ex-teen pop idol Heather Wells has been ...
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Sisters Chase, The

The Soft Underbelly of the Shark Author: Sarah Healy Mary Chase is, in the truest sense of the world, a ...
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Daredevil, Volume 1

Blind Justice Author: Mark Waid In recovery from the gritty 90s version of The Ultimates, my husband recommended Daredevil as a better introduction to ...
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Magician’s Nephew, The

In the Beginning. . .  Author: C.S. Lewis I’ve long been hearing about the excellence of C.S. Lewis and have ...
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Canterbury Tales, The

Bawdy and Brutal: Not What You Expect Author: Geoffrey Chaucer Once again, engaging on a classics kick, I come full ...
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The Whole Cat and Caboodle

Kitties and Crazed Killers Author: Sofie Ryan Returning to her summer childhood home in North Harbor, Maine, Sarah Grayson is ...
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Bertrand Court

Collections of Loss Author: Michelle Brafman Centered around an up-scale and seemingly benign Washington, DC neighborhood, Bertrand Court takes a look at ...
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The Convenient Cadaver

Beer, Horror Movies, and Old Lace... Author: Matt Ferraz With fall in the air and pumpkin-spice everything on the shelves, ...
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Good as Gone

A "Meh" Plot, Good as Forgotten Author: Amy Gentry What would you do if you saw your sister abducted from ...
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The Bungalow Mystery

Nancy Unravels Dark Secrets and Hidden Identities Author: Carolyn Keene  Nancy Drew, beloved female heroine for multiple generations of feisty ...
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A Light in the Window

Love Thy Neighbor? Author: Jan Karon As the blustery winter season blows in, Father Tim is struggling with new emotions ...
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