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

Hallowe’en Party

Hallowe’en Party

Agatha Christie: The Geriatric Years Author: Agatha Christie It started by seeking some Halloween themed thrills and chills back in ...
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Murder Strikes a Pose (A Downward Dog Mystery)

Murder Strikes a Pose (A Downward Dog Mystery)

Taking Corpse Pose to the Next Level Author: Tracy Weber It’s difficult to have a relaxing Shavasana and a successful ...
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The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

“...and the Universe, ... will explode later for your pleasure.” Author: Douglas Adams “I’m a pretty dangerous dude when I’m ...
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The Red Badge of Courage

The Red Badge of Courage

Courage VS Cowardice: The Famous Civil War Story Author: Stephen Crane Breaking the norm of war fiction, Stephen Crane’s popular ...
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Book Thief, The (Frances)

Book Thief, The (Frances)

A Classic of War and Redemption, Narrated By Death By: Markus Zusak In a time riddled with death, war, and ...
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Star Island

Star Island

The Sleazy Side of Teen Super Stars By: Carl Hiaasen Leading a double life on the sleazy side of celebrity ...
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Noah’s Wife

Noah’s Wife

An Ancient Thriller with a Heart By: T.K. Thorne With a grounding in the Noah’s ark story and an imaginative ...
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A Love Worth Giving to You at Christmas

A Love Worth Giving to You at Christmas

Give the Gift of Love By: Max Lucado Discovered in a fortuitous book buying binge from eBay, I finally got ...
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Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, The

Don’t Panic: We Have the Answer . . .Just Not the Question By: Douglas Adams On a spectacular intergalactic mission ...
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Chili Con Carnage (A Chili Cook-Off Mystery)

Chili Con Carnage (A Chili Cook-Off Mystery)

Spunky Chili Chick is Bland By: Kylie Logan Summer is heating up, as is the competition. Feisty and festive in ...
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Sorry, Right Number

Sorry, Right Number

A Moody Collection of Vintage Stephen King By: Stephen King Plowing into a second one hundred hour work week with ...
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A Farewell to Arms

A Farewell to Arms

Why Hemmingway's Great Classic Feels So Empty Author: Ernest Hemmingway Unfolding against the bleak landscape of the Italian front in ...
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Bad Monkey

Bad Monkey

Bad Monkey: Builders, Murderers, and Roach Patrol Author: Carl Hiaasen In a tongue-and-cheek homage to dark sarcasm, voodoo, and the ...
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Chef Maurice and the Wrath of Grapes

Chef Maurice and the Wrath of Grapes

Another Cozy Caper with Chief Maurice  By: J.A. Lang With the snow lacing his mansion, acclaimed wine aficionado and collector ...
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Size 12 is Not Fat

Size 12 is Not Fat

A Ride to Die For: Cozies and College Murder By: Meg Cabot Portly ex teen-queen, mall opening popstar, Heather Wells ...
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Season of Migration to the North

Season of Migration to the North

Postcolonialism and Postmodernism Merge in a Questionable Modern Classic By: Tayeb Salih Immersed in the world between worlds, our recently European ...
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Murder on the Orient Express: A Hercule Poirot Mystery

Murder on the Orient Express: A Hercule Poirot Mystery

"I do not like your face, Mr. Ratchett." Author: Agatha Christie Tucked in against blustery winds, spiraling fall leaves, and ...
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Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

The Cozy Book that Turned Me Into a Lifelong Reader By: L.M. Montgomery A childhood and teen classic, Anne of ...
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Road Rage

Road Rage

Two Novellas of Everyday Fear on the Open Road Authors: Richard Matheson, Stephen King, and Joe Hill Combing Richard Matheson’s ...
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Vanishing Acts

Vanishing Acts

Jodi Picoult's Overly Literary Attempt at Identity Issues By: Jodi Picoult Delia Hopkins has an annoyingly idyllic life: a loving ...
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