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

Mercy of Thin Air, The

Mercy of Thin Air, The

Ghost Sex and Women's Rights Author: Ronlyn Domingue The Mercy of Thin Air ties together two timelines, two deaths, and ...
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Once More Upon a Time

Once More Upon a Time

Honey Badgers and Happily Ever Afters Author: Roshani Chokshi In a land far, far away and once upon a time, there ...
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Silent Patient, The

Silent Patient, The

Fun, but Ultimately Just Another Thriller Author: Alex Michaelides Alicia Berenson was an up-and-coming artist. Now, she’s a silent patient at ...
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Old Curiosity Shop

Old Curiosity Shop

Another Heart Rending Masterpiece Author: Charles Dickens The Old Curiosity Shop is a powerful story of people: greed, addiction, innocence, evil, ...
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Happy Never After

Happy Never After

60s Music, Vendettas, Girl Bands, and Murder Author: Kathy Hogan Trocheck In Happy Never After, Callahan Garrity, a retired (read failed) ...
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Dating Plan, The

Dating Plan, The

Boardrooms, Bad Boys, and Business Author: Sara Desai Daisy has never – will never – forgive bad boy Liam who stood ...
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Survivors, The

Survivors, The

A Reflective, Atmospheric Thriller  Author: Jane Harper It’s been many years since Kieran Elliott has returned to his small, coastal home ...
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Thousand Naked Strangers, A

Thousand Naked Strangers, A

A Heartless, Sensationalist Look at Suffering Author: Kevin Hazzard I remember when this book was first published and displayed as ...
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Henrietta & Eleanor

Henrietta & Eleanor

A Retelling of Jekyll and Hyde Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson and Libby Spurrier The story of Jekyll and Hyde is ...
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18 Wheels of Horror

18 Wheels of Horror

A Collection with Two Good Stories, and a Lot of Duds Author: Eric Miller I love horror stories, and I love ...
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Child, The

Child, The

A Lackluster Mystery, a Grim Murder Author: Fiona Barton When a tiny skeleton is unearthed at a building site, journalist Kate ...
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Nut Jobs

Nut Jobs

You Are What You Eat Author: Marc Fennell This is my second Audible Podcast journey with Marc Fennell, who was also ...
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Lines Between Us, The

Lines Between Us, The

Mothers, Daughters, and Vows Author: Rebecca D'Harlingue It’s 1661 in Madrid; the Spanish Inquisition is going strong, and a good woman ...
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Fool Errant

Fool Errant

A Rollicking, High Action 1920s Adventure Author: Patricia Wentworth In this 1920s mystery/thriller, Hugo Ross is so desperate for a job ...
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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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