Frances Carden

About Frances

Frances is the author of the horror novella The Mine. She has also 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 is currently working on a dark fantasy/horror novel called Plague Town.

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

Mailman, The

Mailman, The

"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night. . . " Author: Bentley Little In a small Arizona town, ...
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Animal Farm

Animal Farm

"All men are enemies. All animals are comrades." Author: George Orwell Animal Farm is a political fable about human nature, the ...
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Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, The

Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, The

A Thrilling Cozy Mystery Series Start Author: Alan Bradley Eleven-year-old Flavia de Luce lives in her family’s crumbling English mansion, indulging ...
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Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, The

Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, The

The Emperor, His Clothes, and an Unpopular Opinion Author: V.E. Schwab France, 1714 – a desperate young woman makes a deal ...
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Inside Jobs: Tales from a Time of Quarantine

Inside Jobs: Tales from a Time of Quarantine

Tales in the Time of Covid Author: Ben H. Winters What could be more perfect after a year of quarantine than ...
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Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

A Beautiful Train Wreck Author: Emily Brontë I’d read this broody, gothic story a long time ago, but remembered little ...
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Getaway, The

Getaway, The

Every Woman's Fear Authors: Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen Chloe is tired of the high-paced demands of her career and ...
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Spoonful of Poison, A

Spoonful of Poison, A

Spiked Jam, Fêtes, and Fate Author: M.C. Beaton Agatha is once again using her magic (and bullish influence) for PR ...
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Good Girl's Guide to Murder, A

Good Girl’s Guide to Murder, A

An Addictive Detective Treat Author: Holly Jackson For her senior capstone project, Pippa Fitz-Amobi has decided to solve a murder. And ...
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Dusseldorf Vampire, The

Dusseldorf Vampire, The

The Serial Killer Story I Couldn't Handle Author: Dr. Karl Berg My recent excursions into true crime lead me to The ...
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Murmur

Murmur

Horror Meets Splatterpunk Meets Erotica Author: Patrick Freivald Davis MacArthur can make his violin keen so soulfully that it drowns ...
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Wicked Beyond Belief

Wicked Beyond Belief

A Story of Serial Murder and a Failed Investigation Author: Michael Bilton Peter William Sutcliffe, commonly known as the Yorkshire Ripper, ...
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Golden Orchard

Golden Orchard

Family, Food, Future Author: Flora Ahn I really don’t have the words for this one. I just want to gush on ...
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War and Peace

War and Peace

War, History, Meaning Author: Leo Tolstoy Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace is the Everest climb of literature – the true quest ...
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Xombies

Xombies

The Trauma of Menstruation Author: Walter Greatshell Lulu and her mother live in their own little world – eating out, sleeping ...
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Girl in the Mirror, The

Girl in the Mirror, The

Good Twin, Bad Twin Author: Rose Carlyle Summer is the good twin, the blessed twin. She got married to the perfect ...
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Truth of the Matter

Truth of the Matter

A Poignant Story About Starting Again Author: Jamie Beck Annie Sullivan did everything she was supposed to do, yet her husband ...
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Piranesi

Piranesi

Piranesi: A Book For the Dreamers Author: Susanna Clarke It does not matter that you do not understand the reason ...
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Mystery of the Ivory Charm, The

Mystery of the Ivory Charm, The

Nancy and the Mystical Author: Carolyn Keene (This review is for the original 1930s version). When a giant snake gives Nancy ...
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Daniel Deronda

Daniel Deronda

A Classic About Heritage Author: George Eliot Daniel Deronda is a story of identity told from three views: a former debutant ...
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