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

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 SensationalisticCase Boring Author: Cara Robertson Having just finished Sarah Schmidt’s See What I Have Done, a fictitious ...
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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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Murder Your Darlings

Mysteries and the Literati at the Algonquin Round Table Author: J. J. Murphy The who’s-who of the literary world, from ...
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See What I Have Done

Lizzie Borden Took An Axe Author: Sarah Schmidt On August 4th, 1892 two brutal murders shook the ever so proper ...
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Dead Man’s Song

Slow Burn Apocalypse Author: Jonathan Maberry Violent, animalistic murders, blighted crops and desecrated corpses, and something evil lurking behind the ...
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Needful Things

Don’t Let These Shakes Go On Author: Stephen King The little town of Castle Rock has seen a lot – ...
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Likeness, The

Beauty, Escape, Murder Author: Tana French Emotionally gun shy and having escaped the Murder Squad after Operation Vestal to reside ...
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Great Alone, The

When TSHTF Author: Kristin Hannah Thirteen year-old Leni is starting to doubt her mother’s claims that this time, at last, ...
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Gentleman in Moscow, A

Gentleman in Moscow, A

The Emperor  . . . and His Clothes Author: Amor Towles Everywhere you go – at least in the bookish ...
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Chocolate Cream Pie Murder

Ex-Husbands and Just Desserts Author: Joanne Fluke Chocolate Cream Pie Murder starts by going back, all the way back to ...
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Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit

Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit

Rules for Hermits? Author: Michael Finkel At the age of 22 Christopher Knight vanished from the world – on purpose ...
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