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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Perfect Little World

Would You Live as a Science Experiment for Your Child? Author: Kevin Wilson As I sit her today with the ...
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At Home in Mitford

Cozy Meets Life Changing: From Jewel Theft to Falling in Love Author: Jan Karon Docile, lovable Father Tim, the bachelor ...
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The Orphan Keeper

Starving. Kidnapped. Stolen. Seeking. Author: Camron Wright As an Audible recommendation of the week with an interesting premise and the ...
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The Author of The Shack is Back! Author: WM. Paul Young Best-selling author of the modern spiritual classic, The Shack, WM. Paul ...
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A Salty Piece of Land

Salty Piece of Land, A

A Salty Piece of Bland: Or, How to Make a Reader Salty Author: Jimmy Buffett Setting off from a magical ...
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All Things Wise and Wonderful

All Things Wise and Wonderful

James Herriot's Loving Memories as He Goes Through WWII Author: James Herriot Back in the cozy realms of James Herriot’s ...
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Catering to Nobody

Serving Up Murder - Or is it Cold Leftovers? Author: Diane Mott Davidson Thanks to several mystery book lots from eBay, ...
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Oedipus: The Classic Story of Spiteful Fate Author: Sophocles “Look upon that last day always. Count no mortal happy till he ...
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Size 12 and Ready to Rock

For Those About to Rock: You May Die Author: Meg Cabot Summer may be in full swing, but assistant dorm-director ...
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Shopaholic to the Rescue

Shopaholic to the Rescue

Shopaholic Hits the Restart Button - Is Becky Coming Back? Author: Sophie Kinsella Still experiencing the fallout from her ruined ...
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Cambion, The

Ghost-Children, Previous Lives, Succubi, and Confusion Author: Paul W. Nielsen When The Cambion with its subtly creepy cover which reminded me of ...
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Light from Heaven, A

A Read Both Cozy and Life Changing Author: Jan Karon Still perusing my jumbled eBay book lot, my next surprise ...
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Couple Next Door, The

A Darker Gone-Girl Wannabe: Captivating and Yet Imperfect Author: Shari Lapena Always in search of another Gone Girl or The ...
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Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The

No Sh*t Sherlock: Gumshoe Short Stories  Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Settled for another stint of mystery and a pleasant ...
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Apocalypse by Cell Phone: Can You Hear Me Now? Author: Stephen King Clayton Riddell, separated from his wife, is just ...
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Exorcist, The

An Ageless Story of Faith and Doubt Author: William Peter Blatty Driving by the Exorcist stairs always chills me – ...
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Sound of Gravel, The

A Memoir of Polygamy and Child Abuse Author: Ruth Wariner From the grainy cover image of bright blond headed children, ...
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Walk in the Woods, A

A Slapstick Escapade Through the Woods Author: Bill Bryson With Bill Bryson hitting up some local colleges in Frederick, my book ...
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Arabian Nights, The (Andrew Lang Version)

Translations Matter: Lang's Sanitized Version of The Arabian Nights Translator: Andrew Lang  Continuing my long-standing classics kick, I returned to an old childhood ...
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A Man Called Ove

A Sardonic Look at the Pain and Beauty of Life Author: Fredrik Backman Inspired by both personal recommendations and a ...
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