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

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, ...
Wedding Cake Murder

Wedding Cake Murder

Murder on the Menu or ‘Till Death Do you Part Author: Joanne Fluke After 21 books and many will-she-won’t she ...
Casino Royale

Casino Royale

The First Bond Novel is an Edgy, Disturbing Must Author: Ian Fleming In 1953, closeted in Jamaica at his Goldeneye ...
H is for Hawk (Frances)

H is for Hawk (Frances)

H is for Healing and Hardship Author: Helen Mcdonald With unanimous agreement, my book club long ago selected our July ...
Long Winter, The

Long Winter, The

A Somber Little House Story: Winter Blizzards and Starvation Author: Laura Ingalls Wilder The sixth book in the Little House ...
True Evil

True Evil

'Till Death Do Us Part Author: Greg Iles Shattered, FBI Agent Morse is shocked when her dying sister, wasting away ...
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 ...