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Frances Carden

About Frances Carden

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.

Thankful For Great Cozy Mysteries

Snowy Days and Cozy Mysteries Garfield, the little feral cat who demands food, isn’t ready to let go of autumn and is trying very hard to be a pumpkin. Today he is our Cozy Mysteries Mascot. As we move from the deluge of colorful leaves into bare branches against snowy skies, our cozy game is strong. Here are ten mysteries to keep you gumshoeing as fall gives over to winter and winter over to all things cozy – cocoa and killer hijinks and sleuths with attitude.     Low Tide Author: Dawn Lee McKenna Taking a break from all things [...]

December 13th, 2019|

Cozy Mysteries for a Perfect Fall

With fall here, pumpkin spice everything in the store (and our collective houses – see my foster kitty Domino getting in the Halloween mood), and spooky time pending, it’s time to put away those beach readers and grab a handful of cozies, a nice warm blanket, a purring feline friend, and all the hot coffees you could want. After all, it’s a season, with its early evenings and that little chilly bite in the air, that demands some serious reading. So, let the lists begin!       Peggy Jean Turner Mysteries (Includes Death of a Tart, Death of a [...]

October 20th, 2019|

Photo Contest and Book Giveaway

daBinsi / Flickr / CC 3.0 Send Us a Picture! It’s time for pumpkin lattes, crunchy leaves, good books, and pictures of your cozy library or you reading - or just something bookwormish! Whether it’s a picture of your personal library, a friend’s towering book collection, a cozy evening spent reading,  an actual library, or something really artistic related to reading, you can enter your photo for a chance to win a feature post on Readers Lane (including your photo, a bio, and links to your blog, website, photographer’s Facebook, etc.) and a bundle of four cozy mystery [...]

October 12th, 2014|