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

Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost

“What is dark within me, illumine.” Author: John Milton Back on the classics kick, I warily approached Paradise Lost. The antiquity ...
Sleep Donation

Sleep Donation

To Sleep, Perchance to Dream Author: Karen Russell Entranced by the bizarre, award winning author and Pulitzer Prize finalist Karen ...
Razor Girl

Razor Girl

When Cutting Edge Scamming Meets Florida Hijinks Author: Carl Hiaasen Careening out of control in slap-stick over-the-top classic Hiaasen style, Razor ...
Panther, The

Panther, The

Torpid Terrorists Take Over or . . . How to Forget a Plot Author: Nelson DeMille Deep in my latest eBay mystery ...
Dragonfly in Amber

Dragonfly in Amber

A Love Story Part II or Time Travel, Betrayal, and Restless, Bitter Secrets Author: Diana Gabaldon  Crashing to earth, the ...
Woman in Cabin 10, The

Woman in Cabin 10, The

Modern Paranoia Meets Agatha Christie  Author: Ruth Ware Gaining on such blockbuster bestsellers as Gone Girl and Woman on The ...
Secret Chord, The

Secret Chord, The

King David: A Mystery or a Monster? Author: Geraldine Brooks Ploughing into chilly weather, cozy sweaters, and holiday season galore, ...
Christmas Caramel Murder

Christmas Caramel Murder

Hannah and the Ghost of Christmas Past Author: Joanne Fluke As the days grow shorter, the Christmas trees go up, ...
You May Now Kill the Bride

You May Now Kill the Bride

Murder Can Muss your Matrimony Author: Deborah Donnelly Getting in the mode for all things bride, thanks to my own ...
Imitation of Christ, The

Imitation of Christ, The

A Thought Provoking, Personal, and Unforgettable Read   Author: Thomas à Kempis Who would think that a five hundred year old plus ...
Doom 3: Worlds on Fire

Doom 3: Worlds on Fire

The Story Behind Doom’s Famous Hell Portal Revealed Author: Matthew Costello With the release of id Software’s epic gore fest, Doom ...
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, A

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, A

The Misery of Modernism: All the Reasons Why You Should Give Joyce a Miss Author: James Joyce Back to my ...
Roast Mortem

Roast Mortem

Plot in Peril: Mystery Up In Smoke Author: Cleo Coyle In the ninth Coffeehouse Mystery, Roast Mortem, it’s back to ...
All American Boys

All American Boys

Important Topic, Lackluster Delivery Authors: Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely Recipient of multiple awards for children's fiction and already mandatory ...
Association of Small Bombs, The

Association of Small Bombs, The

Not My Cup of TNT Author: Karan Mahajan  Terrorism and its impacts are one of the key elements of modern ...
Wedding Planning for Dummies

Wedding Planning for Dummies

The Ultimate Everything-You-Need-to-Know Guide for Weddings Author: Marcy Blum Being engaged took my breath away in multiple stages. First there ...
Stand, The

Stand, The

The Bravery of Choice: Life After the Apocalypse Author: Stephen King Combining horror and philosophy into a haunting literary mélange, The ...
Live and Let Die

Live and Let Die

Voodoo, James Bond, and Sharks Author: Ian Fleming In the second James Bond novel our suave anti-hero finds himself enmeshed ...
Evergreen Falls

Evergreen Falls

The Roaring 20s, A Murder Mystery, and Forbidden Love Author: Kimberley Freeman It's 1926 and among the glamorous bobbed heads ...
Auto Repair for Dummies

Auto Repair for Dummies

The Ultimate Car-Speak Guide for Beginning Mechanics Author: Deanna Sclar I've been on a kick of late to spend my ...