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

Sea-Wolf, The

Sea-Wolf, The

Mutiny, Kidnapping, and Fear: A Sea Adventure with Spirit Author: Jack London A weak-willed aristocrat, a sudden shipwreck, an amoral ...
Waiting to Exhale

Waiting to Exhale

The Dangers of Staying Forever Teenaged... Author: Terry McMillan Acclaimed as the inspiration for Sex in the City (admittedly a movie/show that ...
Girls of Riyad‎h, The

Girls of Riyad‎h, The

A Personal Culture Clash: An Internet E-Mail Scandal Bears All Author: Rajaa Alsanea Love and sex have long been subjects of ...
Jungle Books, The

Jungle Books, The

Talking Animals, Rollicking Adventure, and Ancient India Author: Rudyard Kipling Back on the classics kick, my trusty randomized list selected The ...
Ultimates 2: Ultimate Collection

Ultimates 2: Ultimate Collection

Bad Relationships, Betrayals, and Corrupt Heros Author: Mark Millar Illustrator: Bryan Hitch Following the first collection the widespread fame of the world’s ...
All Things Cease to Appear

All Things Cease to Appear

A Plot Ceases to Appear Author: Elizabeth Brundage Touted as a chilling psychological thriller, tantalizingly presented as one of the ...
Last of the Mohicans, The

Last of the Mohicans, The

An American Classic Combining Action/Adventure and Discourses on Race Relations Author: James Fenimore Cooper Set in the American frontier, during the ...
Midnight Eternal

Midnight Eternal

If Marvel Went Dark…Because Deadpool is Child's Play Author: Vince Churchill The city of San Angeles is swarming with crime, ...
A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 2)

A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 2)

Backstabbing, Betrayals, and Political Intrigue: Everything You Need to Read This Election Season Author: George R. R. Martin Following the kingdom-wide ...
Valley of Amazement, The

Valley of Amazement, The

Tan's Most Powerful Novel: Coming of Age as a Courtesan Author: Amy Tan Centered on the fall of the Qing ...
Enchanted Dreams: Erotic Tales of the Supernatural

Enchanted Dreams: Erotic Tales of the Supernatural

Enchanted Dreams or Dark Nightmares? Author: Nancy Madore Returning to my occasional short story kick, and recalling my respect for ...
Mile 81

Mile 81

An Engaging Offering from the Master of Dark Fiction Author: Stephen King Echoing some of my cherished King favorites, Christine and From a ...
Girl on the Train (Frances)

Girl on the Train (Frances)

Dark Motives, Unreliable Heroes, and False Memories Author: Paula Hawkins Prowling through Kramer books in downtown DC with the fiancé ...
From Russia With Love

From Russia With Love

From Russia with Love: The Most Acclaimed Bond Novel Author: Ian Fleming The fifth novel in Ian Fleming’s acclaimed James Bond ...
Eat, Pray, Love

Eat, Pray, Love

Whine, Moan, Obfuscate . . . and Repeat Author: Elizabeth Gilbert An iconic spiritual/self-discovery memoir, Eat, Pray, Love has become a cultural ...
Driving with the Top Down

Driving with the Top Down

A kumbaya style Hallmark beach read to melt your  brain Author: Beth Harbison A pastel colored, bring-me-to-the-beach softcover with promises ...
Buried Prey (Prey Series Book 21)

Buried Prey (Prey Series Book 21)

Tough Cop Crime and Hidden Secrets Author: John Sandford Haunted by the mistakes of youth, hard-bitten police detective Lucas Davenport ...
Joy Luck Club, The

Joy Luck Club, The

An Intensive Mother/Daughter, Generational Story Author: Amy Tan A complex history of stories and jangled voices, Joy Luck Club examines the tumultuous ...
Candide

Candide

Monty Python Meets The Western Canon Author: Voltaire Back on my classics kick, I returned to my randomized Excel list and ...
Lake of Sorrows

Lake of Sorrows

Forensics and Ancient Death Rites Author: Erin Hart Interweaving modern forensic science with the mysticism of ancient pagan death rites, ...