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

House Next Door, The

House Next Door, The

Brand New House, Evil House Author: Anne Rivers Siddons When I finally got Covid and was stuck isolating (and going stir ...
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Sunday Afternoons and Other Times Remembered

Sunday Afternoons and Other Times Remembered

Murder or Mundane? Author: Ben Ewell Easter Sunday 1992 – Dale Ewell, his wife, and his daughter Tiffany are all shot ...
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Malignant

Malignant

Torture Porn in Print Author: Michaelbrent Collings It’s a holiday. The buildings should be empty. But a selective announcement went out, ...
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Painted House, A

Painted House, A

Memories, Cotton, and Murder Author: John Grisham When you think of John Grisham, you think legal thriller, subterfuge, big money vs ...
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River of Silver

River of Silver

A Look Back at Daevabad Author: S.A. Chakraborty S.A. Chakraborty can write. I would probably read (and enjoy) her grocery ...
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Tapestry of Dark Souls

Tapestry of Dark Souls

Fate and Fury in the Dark Domains Author: Elaine Bergstrom Jonathon has grown up cloaked in secrecy. Living with a group ...
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

Murder or Mistake? Author: John Berendt Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil is the story of a rich, eccentric ...
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All He Ever Wanted

All He Ever Wanted

Love, Obsession, Destruction Author: Anita Shreve On the way to his sister’s funeral, Nicholas Van Tassel is thinking about his life, ...
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Partner, The

Partner, The

New Life, Old Enemies Author: John Grisham Patrick S. Lanigan was an up-and-coming lawyer with a big firm who had an ...
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Christmas Cupcake Murder

Christmas Cupcake Murder

Mistletoe and Memory Author: Joanne Fluke In Christmas Cupcake Murder, we’re once again back-in-time at the beginning of Hannah’s sleuth-on-the-side gig ...
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Resort, The

Resort, The

In the Desert, No One Can Hear You Die Author: Bentley Little There is no one who can take the ordinary ...
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Relics

Relics

An Urban Story of a Dark Collection Author: Tim Lebbon When Angela’s boyfriend, Vince, suddenly leaves without a word, his farewell ...
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Come Closer

Come Closer

By the Sea of Blood, She Will Never Leave You Author: Sara Gran It starts small. Almost easy to ignore. A ...
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Good House, The

Good House, The

A Legacy of Voodoo and a Cursed Home Author: Tananarive Due The Good House is known to be just that: a ...
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Rainmaker, The

Rainmaker, The

The Everyman vs Big Insurance Author: John Grisham Rudy Baylor is about to graduate law school. The world is his oyster ...
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My Dark Vanessa

My Dark Vanessa

Lolita Today Author: Kate Elizabeth Russell In light of the #MeToo movement, against the backdrop of a modern-day Lolita, Kate ...
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Cat Who Could Read Backwards, The

Cat Who Could Read Backwards, The

First in a New Cozy Mystery Series Author: Lilian Jackson Braun Jim Qwilleran has recently joined The Daily Fluxion, and as ...
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Tender Prey

Tender Prey

Part Horror, Part Thriller: A Mother's Dilemma Author: Julia Grice Sherry Vincent is haunted by memories of her summer as a ...
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Age of Innocence

Age of Innocence

A So-So Classic with Unlikable Characters Author: Edith Wharton Newland Archer, former lover of a married woman, has sown his wild ...
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Something Borrowed, Someone Dead

Something Borrowed, Someone Dead

Something Borrowed, Someone Murdered Author: M.C. Beaton Agatha is bored, and that is always a dangerous thing. The recession has lessened ...
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