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

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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Lost Horizon

Lost Horizon

Lamas, Long Life, and the Moderately Heretical Author: James Hilton It’s 1931. The situation in Baskul, China has deteriorated into all ...
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Long Way Home, The

Long Way Home, The

Love, the Muse, and Murder Author: Louise Penny It’s the year long anniversary of Clara and Peter’s temporary split: a ...
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Tell Me Lies

Tell Me Lies

Ambition, Secrets, and a Killer Author: J.P. Pomare Margot Scott, happily married psychologist with two nearly grown children and the ...
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Purple Lotus

Purple Lotus

Abandonment, Abuse, and Reclamation Author: Veena Rao Tara’s earliest memories are of not being wanted. As a child she was left ...
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Night Swim

Night Swim

Two Girls, One Guilty Town Author: Megan Goldin Rachel Krall, successful creator and voice of Guilty or Not Guilty: “the podcast ...
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Girl, Serpent, Thorn

Girl, Serpent, Thorn

The Princess is the Monster Author: Melissa Bashardoust “There’s something restless growing within you. We’re all very curious to see what ...
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Let Us Dream

Let Us Dream

A Feel-Good Speech Without a Soul Authors: Pope Francis and Austen Ivereigh So, I am not Roman Catholic, but my ...
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Ninth House

Ninth House

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Meets the Illuminati Author: Leigh Bardugo Since Galaxy Stern (Alex) can first remember, the dead have ...
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Anne's House of Dreams

Anne’s House of Dreams

The Real Anne Author: L.M. Montgomery Newly married, Anne and Gilbert settle into their first house together at Four Winds Harbor, ...
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Shattered Tempests

Shattered Tempests

When All That Remain is Order and Chaos . . . Author: Jessica Dall What’s left in a world where everything ...
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Squeeze Me

Squeeze Me

Hiaasen Takes on Trump Author: Carl Hiaasen On the night of a swank gala in honor of the President, near Casa ...
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Blood Territory: The Death of Jimmy O'Connell

Blood Territory: The Death of Jimmy O’Connell

What If An Innocent Man . . . Oh, Nevermind Author: Mark Whittaker Philip Mather spent over a decade in prison ...
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Deadly Outbreaks

Deadly Outbreaks

A Clinical What-Dunnit Author: Alexandra M. Levitt, PhD Plagues, pandemics, simple diseases that have mutated into never-before-seen forms, all seemed the ...
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Mr. Hands

Mr. Hands

If Revenge Was Yours . . . Author: Gary A. Braunbeck An abused young child has strange powers over death and ...
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Sisters, The

Sisters, The

One Murder Case, Two Sisters Author: Dervla McTiernan Two sisters, both working to make the world a better place, both ...
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Handyman, The

Handyman, The

The House that Frank Built Author: Bentley Little It’s odd that Daniel Martin, who brutally lost his entire family to a ...
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Cut and Run

Cut and Run

“A light hearted dark comedy” Authors: Ben Acker and Ben Blacker At almost three hours, Cut and Run is a fast-paced, ...
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Reading While Black

Reading While Black

The Bible, Hope, and the Big Questions Author: Esau McCaulley So, what’s a white, formerly fundamentalist, southern-born girl in the suburbs ...
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Goodbye, Orchid

Goodbye, Orchid

Amputation, Love, and Goodbyes Author: Carol Van Den Hende Everything is going well for Phoenix. He is a powerful advertising mogul ...
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