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

Roommate, The

Roommate, The

Keep Your Enemies Closer . . . Author: Dervla McTiernan Niamh (Nia) is surprised. The Garda (Irish police) are swarming around ...
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Red and the Black, The

Red and the Black, The

Power and Self Destruction Author: Stendhal Julien Sorel may not have a high station in society yet, but he will. His ...
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Darkness on the Edge of Town

Darkness on the Edge of Town

It's The End of the World As We Know It Author: Brian Keene What would you do if you woke up ...
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Deviant: The Shocking True Story of Ed Gein, the Original "Psycho"

Deviant: The Shocking True Story of Ed Gein, the Original “Psycho”

The Story of the Man Who Inspired Norman Bates and Buffalo Bill Author: Harold Schechter Harold Schechter’s Deviant is the true ...
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Holdout, The

Holdout, The

Beyond A Reasonable Doubt Author: Graham Moore A wealthy, underage heiress is missing, presumed dead. Her young, black teacher and ...
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Tiny But Mighty

Tiny But Mighty

How to Advocate for and Help a Vulnerable Cat Population Author: Hannah Shaw I’ve always loved cats, and when my husband ...
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Final Girl Support Group, The

Final Girl Support Group, The

When What Happens in Therapy Doesn't Stay There Author: Grady Hendrix What happens when a real-life group of final girls gets ...
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Last House on Needless Street, The

Last House on Needless Street, The

Here There Be Monsters - Just Not the Monsters You Expect Author: Catriona Ward Ted lives alone with his cat, Olivia ...
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Harvest Home

Harvest Home

Irritating Characters Doing Dumb Things Slowly Author: Thomas Tryon Ned and Beth are the usual, dissatisfied suburbanites with a living-off-the-land fantasy ...
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In the House in the Dark of the Woods

In the House in the Dark of the Woods

A Dark, Beautiful Fairytale Author: Laird Hunt Once upon a time, long, long ago a woman goes into the dark forest ...
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Tart of Darkness

Tart of Darkness

The First in a Promising Series Author: Denise Swanson Dani’s life is one disaster after another. Her too-good-to-be-true boyfriend turned out ...
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As the Pig Turns

As the Pig Turns

A Messy Agatha Mystery Author: M.C. Beaton When a bored Agatha attends a nearby village’s winter pig roast she stumbles into ...
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When You Finish Saving the World

When You Finish Saving the World

Self-Therapy and Family Ties Author: Jesse Eisenberg When You Finish Saving the World is a three-part story of a family ...
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My Pretties

My Pretties

A Dark Comedy That Goes Way Too Far Author: Jeff Strand Ken’s wife thinks that he’s an alcoholic – and he ...
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Every Move You Make

Every Move You Make

A Domestic Abuse Thriller Author: Deborah Bee Clare James shows up at the police station barefoot, smelling of paraffin, burned, and ...
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Cujo

Cujo

A Rabid Dog. A Trapped Mother. Author: Stephen King It’s pointless to summarize the story of Cujo – we all ...
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Elementals, The

Elementals, The

Creatures In the Sand Author: Michael McDowell After a gruesome funeral with a ritualistic twist, the Savage family returns to their ...
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Let the Right One In

Let the Right One In

A Child Lost in Endless Night Author: John Ajvide Lindqvist An unexpected friendship blooms when a bullied 12 year old boy ...
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Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes

Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes

Everything That Goes Unsaid Authors: E. Randolph Richards & Brandon O'Brien There are some parts of the Bible that we read ...
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Widow, The

Widow, The

Author: Fiona Barton She remembers the moment he died: a simple point in an ordinary day, despite the undercurrents, when the ...
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