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 Epinions.com 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

Alexander Hamilton

History Repeats Itself Author: Ron Chernow Following up a visceral campaign season full of name-calling and family-splitting hyperbole, Alexander Hamilton is an ...
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Size 14 Is Not Fat Either

What You Get When You Combine Headless Cheerleaders with Cozies Author: Meg Cabot Back to Death Dorm for another season ...
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Murder by Mocha

Chocolate, Coffee, and Cunning Author: Cleo Coyle If there’s one thing that’s more sumptuously sensual than coffee, it's chocolate. Aphrodite’s ...
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Rain

A Reverse Persephone: An Angel, a Woman, a Tragic Love Story Author: E.J. Wenstrom Orphaned, suspected of dark magic, responsible ...
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Broker, The

A Sellout, a Pardon, and a Planned Assassination Author: John Grisham I’ve heard of John Grisham (who hasn’t!) my entire ...
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Paradise Lost

“What is dark within me, illumine.” Author: John Milton Back on the classics kick, I warily approached Paradise Lost. The antiquity ...
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Sleep Donation

To Sleep, Perchance to Dream Author: Karen Russell Entranced by the bizarre, award winning author and Pulitzer Prize finalist Karen ...
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Razor Girl

When Cutting Edge Scamming Meets Florida Hijinks Author: Carl Hiaasen Careening out of control in slap-stick over-the-top classic Hiaasen style, Razor ...
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Panther, The

Torpid Terrorists Take Over or . . . How to Forget a Plot Author: Nelson DeMille Deep in my latest eBay mystery ...
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Dragonfly in Amber

A Love Story Part II or Time Travel, Betrayal, and Restless, Bitter Secrets Author: Diana Gabaldon  Crashing to earth, the ...
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Woman in Cabin 10, The

Modern Paranoia Meets Agatha Christie  Author: Ruth Ware Gaining on such blockbuster bestsellers as Gone Girl and Woman on The ...
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Secret Chord, The

King David: A Mystery or a Monster? Author: Geraldine Brooks Ploughing into chilly weather, cozy sweaters, and holiday season galore, ...
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Christmas Caramel Murder

Hannah and the Ghost of Christmas Past Author: Joanne Fluke As the days grow shorter, the Christmas trees go up, ...
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You May Now Kill the Bride

Murder Can Muss your Matrimony Author: Deborah Donnelly Getting in the mode for all things bride, thanks to my own ...
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Imitation of Christ, The

A Thought Provoking, Personal, and Unforgettable Read   Author: Thomas à Kempis Who would think that a five hundred year old plus ...
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Doom 3: Worlds on Fire

The Story Behind Doom’s Famous Hell Portal Revealed Author: Matthew Costello With the release of id Software’s epic gore fest, Doom ...
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Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, A

The Misery of Modernism: All the Reasons Why You Should Give Joyce a Miss Author: James Joyce Back to my ...
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Roast Mortem

Plot in Peril: Mystery Up In Smoke Author: Cleo Coyle In the ninth Coffeehouse Mystery, Roast Mortem, it’s back to ...
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All American Boys

Important Topic, Lackluster Delivery Authors: Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely Recipient of multiple awards for children's fiction and already mandatory ...
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Association of Small Bombs, The

Not My Cup of TNT Author: Karan Mahajan  Terrorism and its impacts are one of the key elements of modern ...
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