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

Nancy Drew and the Secret of the Old Clock

Nancy Drew and the Secret of the Old Clock

A Tepid Start to the First in a Childhood Favorite Series Author: Carolyn Keene Recently having acquired a nearly complete, ...
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Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple Mysteries)

Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple Mysteries)

Everyone Has a Reason to Murder Colonel Protheroe Author: Agatha Christie In Agatha Christie’s first Miss Marple mystery, the sanctity ...
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Nest

Nest

The Adventures and Pain of Growing Up: A Story of Tragedy and Repair Author: Esther Ehrlich Naomi “Chirp” Orenstein is ...
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Twins and Virgins (Hot Pleasures)

Twins and Virgins (Hot Pleasures)

A Short Story of Losing Virginity Author: Vonnick de Rosmadec Twins and Virgins is a short, erotic story about two eighteen ...
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There Goes the Bride

There Goes the Bride

First Comes Love, then Comes Marriage, then comes Murder, and No Baby Carriage Author: M.C. Beaton Perambulating around the library, ...
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Never Ceese

Never Ceese

Do Two Wrongs Make a Right? Author: Sue Dent Bound together on a final mission, a vampire and a werewolf ...
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Love, Deadly Love

Love, Deadly Love

Victorian Mansions and Ghost Phones Author: Dorothy Bodoin Attempting to move past the amplifying foreboding brought on by her ninth-grade ...
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Mulch (Gardening Mysteries)

Mulch (Gardening Mysteries)

Uncovered Mysteries Author: Ann Ripley Louise Eldrich, the wife of a secret CIA agent and a stay-at home mom, is ...
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I Dreamed of Africa

I Dreamed of Africa

Hold Fast to Dreams Author: Kuki Gallmann Recovering from a car crash that killed many of her friends, still in ...
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Satan's Snowdrop

Satan’s Snowdrop

The Dance of Death Author: Guy N. Smith La Masison des Fleurs – The House of Flowers. A centuries old, ...
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The Virgin Suicides

No Use in Staying on this Holocaust Ride Author: Jeffrey Eugenides “Virgin suicide What was that she cried? No use ...
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Hawke's Point

Hawke’s Point

Searching for Redemption Author: Mark Willen Jonas Hawke is a retired lawyer, a recovering alcoholic, and a mourner for his ...
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Death of a Garden Pest: A Gardening Mystery

Death of a Garden Pest: A Gardening Mystery

Horticulture and Homicide Author: Ann Ripley Recovering from her near-death experience at the hands of a murderer who felt she ...
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A Year and a Day

A Year and a Day

Growing up in the Shadow of Suicide Author: Leslie Pietrzyk Fifteen-year-old Alice must cope with the after effects of her ...
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myhappylife

My Happy Life

 Sublimity in Corruption Author: Lydia Millet Abandoned in an asylum, eating toothpaste and plaster to hold back starvation, our unnamed ...
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Blackberry Pie Murder

Blackberry Pie Murder

Hannah Kills: A Gritty Attempt at Lake Eden Cozy Homicide Author: Joanne Fluke In the 17th Hannah Swenson mystery stories ...
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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

A Timeless, Chilling Science Fiction Classic Author: Jack Finney The classic 1955 novel that spawned two major motion pictures and ...
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Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, The

Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, The

“Give me a girl at an impressionable age and she is mine for life.” Author: Muriel Spark A novel about ...
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Drought

Drought

When a Drought Reveals the Thirst for Power Author: Graham Masterton What would you do if the government cut off ...
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Nocturnal Offerings

Nocturnal Offerings

Take a Ride on the Wild Side Author: Alan Draven Nick Kubrick, myth debunker and famous Bitternest disc jockey, is ...
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