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

All the Ugly and Wonderful Things

All the Ugly and Wonderful Things

“It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight.” Author: Bryn Greenwood *Review title is ...
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Severance

Severance

Going Viral, Apocalypse Style Author: Ling Ma Ma’s self-focused, oblivious heroine, Candance Chen, a second-generation Chinese immigrant, is vaguely aware ...
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Cyn No More

Cyn No More

Twice Cursed Author: Sue Dent Throughout the Thirsting For Blood series redemption is the key. At first it’s the redemption ...
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Farm, The

Farm, The

The Secret Lives of Surrogates Author: Joanne Ramos How far would you go for your future? What would you do ...
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Tiger Shrimp Tango

Tiger Shrimp Tango

Murder Most Funny?? Author: Tim Dorsey Settling in over summer in Florida, enjoying my week away from work and on ...
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Whisper Man, The

Whisper Man, The

Pass This One By In Silence Author: Alex North Promising to combine grisly crime, mystery and thriller into one, The Whisper Man follows the ...
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Sign of the Twisted Candles, The

Sign of the Twisted Candles, The

Old Mansions, Dying Wishes, and Family Secrets Author: Carolyn Keene In Nancy’s ninth adventure, a chance encounter at an old inn ...
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Valor’s Choice

Valor’s Choice

Slow Paced Military Sci-Fi And Lizard Wars Author: Tanya Huff In a far distant future, the Star Trek like idiom of ...
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Thorn Birds, The

Thorn Birds, The

A Classic Story of Broken Innocence and Forbidden Love Author: Colleen McCullough The Thorn Birds, known to many from the ...
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Gone Dead, The

Gone Dead, The

The Intentions of the Past Author: Chanelle Benz Billie Jean has a lifetime of secrets, and on this sultry Mississippi ...
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Secret History, The

Secret History, The

The Children Are Now Tyrants Author: Donna Tart My first experience with Donna Tart has left me mesmerized, both by ...
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White Lightening

White Lightening

Moonshine and Murder Author: Sherryl Woods Investigative reporter Amanda Roberts loves a good story and an even better mystery. Plucky, ...
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Low Tide

Low Tide

The Beginning of an Atmospheric and Powerful Mystery Series Author: Dawn Lee McKenna On a beautiful beach as the tide ...
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Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love

Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love

Who Are We Really? Author: Dani Shapiro Dani Shapiro has long been self-aware. She is a memoirist after all. She ...
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Shepherd’s Abiding

Shepherd’s Abiding

Cozy Christmas in Mitford Author: Jan Karon Christmas in Mitford is just around the corner and Father Tim is finding ...
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Misery

Misery

An Intense Blend of Isolation and Insanity Author: Stephen King Paul Sheldon is a popular hack novelist with a long ...
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Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

Catch Me In My Dreams Author: Tricia Sullivan When the American Library Association (ALA) annual conference hit town, and a ...
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Icefire

Icefire

Pyscho Killers on Snow: The Repeat Version Author: Robert C. Wilson  It opens with a Jack the Ripper-esque stalking sequence ...
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Brothers Karamazov, The

Brothers Karamazov, The

Introspection, Theology, and Mother Russia Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky The classics kick continues with full immersion into the heady and essentially ...
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Faithful Place

Faithful Place

A Past That Can't Stay Dead Author: Tana French Three books in to Tana French’s darkly elegant Dublin Murder Squad ...
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