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

Spread: The Village

Spread: The Village

Apocalypses Vs Vendettas Author: Iain Rob Wright In the first book, The Hill, brothers Ryan and Aaron have escaped their mutated, ...
One Friday in Napa

One Friday in Napa

Parallel Loves, Unforgotten Grief Author: Jennifer Hamm Death is the great divider, and the great evener too. Vene has run out ...
Spread: The Hill

Spread: The Hill

The Beginning of the End Author: Iain Rob Wright Ryan wants to evoke the past, to go back to the glory ...
Quiet Time: A Practical Guide for Daily Devotions

Quiet Time: A Practical Guide for Daily Devotions

A Practical Guide to Connecting with and Worshiping God Author: InterVarsity InterVarsity’s Quiet Time is a small (thirty page) practical guide ...
Consumed by Hate, Redeemed by Love: How a Violent Klansman Became a Champion of Racial Reconciliation

Consumed by Hate, Redeemed by Love: How a Violent Klansman Became a Champion of Racial Reconciliation

A Modern-Day Saul Story Author: Thomas A. Tarrants I first discovered Tom Tarrants’ story through a C.S. Lewis Institute event. I’ve ...
Ordering Your Private World

Ordering Your Private World

How to Build a Solid Life & Faith Foundation Author: Gordon MacDonald This year I’ve done something exciting! I’ve been accepted ...
Annihilation

Annihilation

An Adventure in a Cursed Land Author: Jeff Vandermeer Area X is a mystery, a deadly portion of land, contaminated, cut ...
What Lies in the Woods

What Lies in the Woods

Skeletons of the Past Author: Kate Alice Marshall While playing in the woods with her best friends, eleven-year-old Naomi was brutally ...
Golden Frog Games, The

Golden Frog Games, The

The Destruction of a Coven Author: Claribel A. Ortega Since Witchlings, Seven and her friends Valley and Thorn have been forged ...
Witchlings

Witchlings

The Trauma of Growing Up and Fighting Monsters Author: Claribel A. Ortega Twelve-year-old Seven Salazar is on the path to all ...
Exorcists' House, The

Exorcists’ House, The

An Amateur Exorcist Story Author: Nick Roberts Daniel Hill has an idea to make some extra cash – a fixer-upper farmhouse ...
What Never Happened

What Never Happened

Murder in Paradise Author: Rachel Howzell Hall One-night teenage Colette “Coco” Weber escaped her parent’s stifling home for a little forbidden ...
Daughter of Rome

Daughter of Rome

A Look Into the Secrets of Priscilla and Aquila Author: Tessa Afshar Priscilla has a secret and a deep regret. She ...
Pallbearers Club, The

Pallbearers Club, The

Scary Jackets and Creepy Dressers Author: Paul Tremblay Art Barbara (fake name to protect the not-so-innocent) was an awkward adolescent, encumbered ...
She Rides: Chasing Dreams Across California and Mexico

She Rides: Chasing Dreams Across California and Mexico

Living Vs Surviving Author: Alenka Vrecek Time often heals, but it also takes away choices, opportunities, dreams. What we once promised ...
Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires, The

Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires, The

A Quirky Read Worth the Hype Author: Grady Hendrix I’m not a Grady Hendrix fan, or at least I wasn’t, but ...
Sallow Bend

Sallow Bend

A Haunted Town and a Janitor Who Knows All Author: Alan Baxter In the small town of Sallow Bend two teenagers ...
In the Name of the Children

In the Name of the Children

A So-So Vignette Into Tracking Child Predators Author: Jeffrey L. Rinek Jeff Rinek always wanted to be part of the FBI, ...
Have At It, Sister

Have At It, Sister

Murderer or Battered Woman? Author: Bill Griffeth One late night in April 1991, the abuse was finally too much for ...
Adventures of Amina Al-Sirafa

Adventures of Amina Al-Sirafa

Pirates, Peris, Krakens, and Ancient Magic Author: S.A. Chakraborty  Amina al-Sirafi has led a life of power and adventure, delicious ...