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

Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

Catch Me In My Dreams Author: Tricia Sullivan When the American Library Association (ALA) annual conference hit town, and a ...
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Icefire

Icefire

Pyscho Killers on Snow: The Repeat Version Author: Robert C. Wilson  It opens with a Jack the Ripper-esque stalking sequence ...
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Brothers Karamazov, The

Brothers Karamazov, The

Introspection, Theology, and Mother Russia Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky The classics kick continues with full immersion into the heady and essentially ...
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Faithful Place

Faithful Place

A Past That Can't Stay Dead Author: Tana French Three books in to Tana French’s darkly elegant Dublin Murder Squad ...
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Then She Was Gone

Then She Was Gone

Secrets in Love, Secrets in Death Author: Lisa Jewell One bright fall day she is walking to the library, the ...
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Lafayette in the Somewhat United States (Frances)

Lafayette in the Somewhat United States (Frances)

History or Sarcasm? Author: Sarah Vowell My first stint with Book of the Month resulted in a free copy of Lafayette ...
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Trick of the Light, A

Trick of the Light, A

Friends and Enemies Author: Louise Penny In Three Pines the art of life and the shattering surrealism of death are ...
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Language of Flowers, The

Language of Flowers, The

Bouquets of Thistle  Author: Vanessa Diffenbaugh The nature of Victoria Jones’ soul is to communicate with flowers. Thistles for misanthropy ...
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Other Woman, The

Other Woman, The

She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not Author: Sandie Jones Emily is your average girl with it all: a boyfriend ...
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Dead in the Cellar

Dead in the Cellar

Tornadoes, Hidden Wills, and Treachery Author: Connie Feddersen Book two in the Amanda Hazard cozy mystery series starts as any ...
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Trial of Lizzie Borden, The

Trial of Lizzie Borden, The

How to Make a Sensationalistic Case Boring Author: Cara Robertson Having just finished Sarah Schmidt’s See What I Have Done, a ...
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Snap

Snap

A Cop, a Thief, a Murderer Author: Belinda Bauer Snap begins with a young boy, left in a baking car abandoned ...
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Line That Held Us, The

Line That Held Us, The

When Good Old Boys Go Bad Author: David Joy The Line That Held Us is labeled Appalachian Noir – an ...
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In This Mountain

In This Mountain

Father Tim Encounters Health Issues and Depression Author: Jan Karon Father Tim and Cynthia have finally returned from their ministry ...
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Troop, The

Troop, The

Waiting for the Worms Author: Nick Cutter The Troop jumped on my radar based on a recommendation by Stephen King. This ...
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About Grace

About Grace

About Hope Author: Anthony Doerr About Grace is a strange novel, equal parts despair and hope. The narrative is encapsulated in ...
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Nancy's Mysterious Letter

Nancy’s Mysterious Letter

Nancy Meets Her Double Author: Carolyn Keene In her eighth adventure, Nancy Drew meets her double, and it all comes about thanks ...
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Evil Eye

Evil Eye

An Eye for an Eye Author: Madhuri Shekar Evil Eye is an Audible original tale that combines the compelling nature of ...
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Archie vs Sharknado

Archie vs Sharknado

Shark Happens Authors: Anthony C. Ferrante and Dan Parent Ever since I was a kid, back in the days when ...
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Perfect Mother

Perfect Mother

Whatever Happened to Baby Midas Author: Aimee Molloy The Perfect Mother starts with the hints of a classic revenge story ...
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