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

Daredevil Volume 4

Drifting on the Wings of Madness Author: Mark Waid Illustrators: Chris Samnee and Mile Allred Following Daredevil’s life-threatening adventure in ...
Read More

Night of the Living Dead

“They’re Coming to Get You Barbara!”  Author: John A. Russo Night of the Living Dead, at first a collaborative movie ...
Read More


Say Goodbye, as We Dance with the Devil Tonight Author: Vince Churchill God and the devil have a wager, and ...
Read More

Unholy Child

A Fallen Nun, a Courtroom, and a Secret in Plain Sight Author: Catherine Breslin Unholy Child’s back cover blurb promises ...
Read More

Dead in the Pumpkin Patch

Murder Most Cozy Author: Connie Feddersen In a landscape dotted with pumpkin patches, haystacks, kitschy Halloween decor, and cozy small ...
Read More

Raspberry Danish Murder

Murder, Mayhem, and Macchiatos Author: Joanne Fluke The homicidal hotbed known as the sleepy Minnesota town of Lake Eden is ...
Read More

Jesus Saves

A Beautiful Kind of Ugly Author: Darcey Steinke The topic of Jesus Saves is damnation – the desiccation of forgotten suburban ...
Read More

Secret of Shadow Ranch, The

Nancy Drew in the Wild West Author: Carolyn Keene As a pre-teen, The Secret of Shadow Ranch was one of ...
Read More


The Lonliness of Gods Author: Madeline Miller I lucked into discovering Circe through Book of the Month and instantly knew ...
Read More

Buy a Whisker

Crazed Killers and Cozy Cats Author: Sofie Ryan Returning to the charming world of antiques, cozy shops, Maine waterfronts, clever ...
Read More

Sing, Unburied, Sing

The Flip-side of Hate is Love Author: Jesmyn Ward Present day ghosts and the madness of a disorganized, racially indistinct ...
Read More

New Girl, The

Deadly Children, Secret Societies, and Complicit Schools Author: S.L. Grey S.L. Grey’s somber writing style and focus on the subtly ...
Read More

Shape of Water, The

Love, Transformation, Water Gods, and Revenge Authors: Guillermo Del Toro and Daniel Kraus Let’s just start this out right: I’ve ...
Read More

Future Home of the Living God

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and the Love of a Mother Author: Louise Erdrich With the eerie haziness of The Handmaid’s Tale, Future ...
Read More

Underground Airlines

If Slavery In America Was Legal Today . . . Author: Ben H. Winters It’s a modern alternate America – ...
Read More

Sharp Objects

Gillian Flynn, Serial Child Murders, and Psychosis Author: Gillian Flynn Camille Preaker’s past is a harsh patchwork of sharp-edged lies ...
Read More
the zookeeper's wife book cover

Zookeepers Wife, The

Everyday Heroes? Author: Diane Ackerman We’ve all heard the story behind The Zookeeper's Wife, a non-fictionalized account of a couple during ...
Read More

Out to Canaan

Thy Will Be Done Author: Jan Karon Spring is approaching, the birds are twittering in the trees, Cynthia is stressing ...
Read More
the flight attendant book cover

The Flight Attendent

You Can Run . . . Author: Chris Bohjalian In a profession dedicated to running – hiding seems like it ...
Read More
billionaire blend book cover

Billionaire Blend

Corporate Conniving and Coffee Author: Cleo Coyle It’s an explosive summer at The Blend – literarily. A car bomb, targeted to ...
Read More