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

Nightingale, The

Nightingale, The

The Secret Wars of Women Author: Kristin Hannah Back to the book club after a long day of work and ...
Reversible Errors

Reversible Errors

A Ho-Hum Legal "Thriller" Author: Scott Turow A grisly murder leaving three butchered in the freezer of a popular diner ...
Graven Idols

Graven Idols

Saviors or Killers: Order and Chaos Book Two Author: Jessica Dall Returning to the realm of anarchy, war, and destiny, ...
Between the Assassinations

Between the Assassinations

A Slice of Life Collection Set in an Evolving India Author: Aravind Adiga Long fascinated with the rich history and ...
Play Dead

Play Dead

A Melodramatic Mystery with a Twist Author: Harlan Coben Ready for a nine hour drive, the fiancé and I once ...
Treasure Island

Treasure Island

The Quintessential Pirate Tale Author: Robert Louis Stevenson A buccaneering classic with lively characters such as the dour Billy Bones, ...
Jaws

Jaws

A Classic Tale With Teeth Author: Peter Benchley Having my end of summer beach time on St. George’s Island, Florida ...
Anne of the Island

Anne of the Island

Anne of Green Gables Goes to College Author: L.M. Montgomery Returning to the world of Anne Shirley, fiery haired orphan ...
Eligible

Eligible

Liz Bennett in the Role of a Shock Jock Author: Curtis Sittenfeld After the milieu of Pride and Prejudice themed movies from ...
All Things Bright and Beautiful

All Things Bright and Beautiful

Womiting, Ghosts, Nesting, and WWII Author: James Herriot Following All Creatures Great and Small, All Things Bright and Beautiful continues the warm hearted ...
Kitchen God’s Wife, The

Kitchen God’s Wife, The

A Story of Beautiful, Scarred Survivors Author: Amy Tan Zao Jun was once a dedicated farmer who, upon marrying, turns ...
Agatha Raisin and the Love from Hell

Agatha Raisin and the Love from Hell

A Bitter Conclusion to a Rocky Romance Author: M.C. Beaton Returning to Agatha’s tumultuous life after a short break, I ...
Little Paris Bookshop, The

Little Paris Bookshop, The

A Literary Physician Heals Himself... Author: Nina George  When someone in my book club mentioned reading about Nina George’s bestselling ...
Uncle Tom's Cabin

Uncle Tom’s Cabin

A Classic Abolitionist Text Examining Racism, Greed, and Religious Hypocrisy Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe Selling over 3,000 copies on its ...
White Mary, The

White Mary, The

Journalism and Journey Author: Kira Salak Combining stoicism with shattering emotion, The White Mary is a unique study in understated, impactful art ...
Vampires in the Lemon Grove

Vampires in the Lemon Grove

Eight Twilight-Zone Like Short Stories with a Literary Twist Author: Karen Russell Blending the odd, the outlandish, and the absurd ...
Murder Has Nine Lives (Jaine Austen Mysteries Book 14)

Murder Has Nine Lives (Jaine Austen Mysteries Book 14)

Kitty Stardom Turns Deadly Author: Laura Levine In a Rush to Flush, Jaine Austen is once again in need of ...
Outlander (Outlander Series Book 1)

Outlander (Outlander Series Book 1)

Why You Should Drop Everything and Read Outlander Author: Diana Gabaldon Pretty much everywhere I go, from a casual bad ...
Only Love Can Break Your Heart

Only Love Can Break Your Heart

Coming of Age, Finding Forgiveness, and Confronting Mystery Author: Ed Tarkington Advertised as one of the February picks for Book of ...
Mud

Mud

Dystopian Orpheus Seeks a Soul Author: E.J. Wenstrom Cursed with soulless eternal life in a dystopian wasteland of a world, ...