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

The Rats in the Walls

The Rats in the Walls

Occultism, Ancient Rites, and Cannibalism Author: H.P. Lovecraft Where lies my love, far under the Earth Crowned by the worms, ...
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Brazzaville Beach

Brazzaville Beach

Brazzaville Beach: A Technically Beautiful, Yet Boring Read Author: William Boyd Interweaving mathematical and scientific theorem with the gravity of ...
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Call of Cthulhu, The

Call of Cthulhu, The

Classic Horror of the Unknown and the Timelessly Evil By: H.P. Lovecraft Upon the mysterious death of his learned uncle, ...
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At the Mountains of Madness

At the Mountains of Madness

Classic, Creeping Horror By: H.P. Lovecraft Ancient secrets lie deep, encased in eons of snow and ice, until an Antarctic expedition ...
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Holiday Grind

Holiday Grind

Holiday Grind: A Christmas Mystery Author: Cleo Coyle With the holiday season, Greenwich Village, funky district of New York City ...
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Erasure

Erasure

A Charged Look at African American Fiction and Experimental Metafiction Author: Percival Everett Thelonious “Monk” Ellison is a critically acclaimed ...
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100 Creepy Little Creature Stories

100 Creepy Little Creature Stories

Classic Creepers Editors: Robert Weinberg, Martin H. Greenberg 100 Creepy Little Creature Stories is one of the few short story ...
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Cat in the Flock

Cat in the Flock

Follow Your Dreams By: Lisa Brunette Cathedral (alias as Cat) McCormick is leaving her St. Louis home to apprentice for ...
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Four Loves, The

Four Loves, The

An In-depth Look at the Natures of Love By: C.S. Lewis C.S. Lewis’ The Four Loves is a short discussion ...
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Agatha Raisin and the Murderous Marriage

Agatha Raisin and the Murderous Marriage

Love and Death By MC Beaton The incorrigible Agatha Raisin, brazen business woman, outspoken pillar of the village, and soon ...
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The Tuesday Club Murders (Miss Marple Mysteries)

The Tuesday Club Murders (Miss Marple Mysteries)

13 Titillating Miss Marple Mysteries Author: Agatha Christie Driving home through a cold, blustery winter’s eve the grey horizon fading ...
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Insomnia

Insomnia

A Slow Read to Cure Insomnia Author: Stephen King Ralph Roberts, recently windowed septuagenarian, can’t sleep. He hasn’t been able ...
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Bag of Bones (Frances)

Bag of Bones (Frances)

Love, Loss, and Ghostly Revenge By: Stephen King Captivating me with a sinister movie preview back in the mists of ...
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Pears on a Willow Tree

Pears on a Willow Tree

Tradition and Moving Forward: The Poignancy of Unanswered Questions Author: Leslie Pietrzyk Leaving one’s homeland but keeping the family tradition ...
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We Named Them All

We Named Them All

Literary Short Stories with a Gut Punch By: Michelle Brafman Miscarriage, infertility, desire, loss, women’s issues, and the poignancy of ...
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Problem of Pain, The

Problem of Pain, The

The Age Old Question: Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People C.S. Lewis Why do bad things happen to ...
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Enchanted: Erotic Bedtime Stories for Women

Enchanted: Erotic Bedtime Stories for Women

13 Adult Fairy Tales Author: Nancy Madore Enchanted: Erotic Bedtime Stories for Women is a collection of 13 classic fairytales ...
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Gerald’s Game

Gerald’s Game

How Far Are You Willing to Go to Survive? Author: Stephen King Jessie Burlingame is a good wife, an unobtrusive ...
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Grounded In God

Grounded In God

Spiritual Discernment for Groups and Communities Author: Stephanie A. Hull After attending a Listening Hearts group retreat for discernment, I ...
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Confessions of St. Augustine

Confessions of St. Augustine

"For Thou hast made us for Thyself and our hearts are restless till they rest in Thee." Author: St. Augustine ...
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