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

Life of Pi

Life of Pi

Reality, Destiny, Loss, Adventure: Life of Pi has it All Author:  Yann Martel We are all storytellers of our own destinies ...
Martian, The

Martian, The

A sci-fi techno thriller adventure - in space!   Author: Andy Weir Left for dead, stranded on a barren, inhospitable planet ...
Odyssey, The

Odyssey, The

Why The Odyssey is the Best Action/Adventure Story of All Time  Author: Homer It’s that time again – my reading ...
Bossypants

Bossypants

In Which Tina Fey Amuses While Avoiding Creating an Actual Memoir Author: Tina Fey Getting ready for the nine hour ...
By The Pricking of My Thumbs

By The Pricking of My Thumbs

A Ghostly Mystery and Tuppence's Last Adventure Author: Agatha Christie Friendly witches, houses riddled with secret passageways, fireplace flues blocked ...
Berenstain Bears and Too Much Car Trip, The

Berenstain Bears and Too Much Car Trip, The

A So-So Bear Adventure Authors: Stan and Jan Berenstain Prowling through a DC bookstore, looking for a gift for my ...
The Ultimates: Ultimate Collection

The Ultimates: Ultimate Collection

The Avengers Rebooted: Original VS Modern Interpretations Author(s): Mark Miller and Bryan Hitch As a book loving fiend with a predilection ...
Walter the Farting Dog

Walter the Farting Dog

Flatulence and Cute Animals: Everything Kids Want to Know About Authors: William Kotzwinkle and Glen Murray Perusing a bookstore in ...
Hallowe’en Party

Hallowe’en Party

Agatha Christie: The Geriatric Years Author: Agatha Christie It started by seeking some Halloween themed thrills and chills back in ...
Murder Strikes a Pose (A Downward Dog Mystery)

Murder Strikes a Pose (A Downward Dog Mystery)

Taking Corpse Pose to the Next Level Author: Tracy Weber It’s difficult to have a relaxing Shavasana and a successful ...
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

“...and the Universe, ... will explode later for your pleasure.” Author: Douglas Adams “I’m a pretty dangerous dude when I’m ...
The Red Badge of Courage

The Red Badge of Courage

Courage VS Cowardice: The Famous Civil War Story Author: Stephen Crane Breaking the norm of war fiction, Stephen Crane’s popular ...
Book Thief, The (Frances)

Book Thief, The (Frances)

A Classic of War and Redemption, Narrated By Death By: Markus Zusak In a time riddled with death, war, and ...
Star Island

Star Island

The Sleazy Side of Teen Super Stars By: Carl Hiaasen Leading a double life on the sleazy side of celebrity ...
Noah’s Wife

Noah’s Wife

An Ancient Thriller with a Heart By: T.K. Thorne With a grounding in the Noah’s ark story and an imaginative ...
A Love Worth Giving to You at Christmas

A Love Worth Giving to You at Christmas

Give the Gift of Love By: Max Lucado Discovered in a fortuitous book buying binge from eBay, I finally got ...
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, The

Don’t Panic: We Have the Answer . . .Just Not the Question By: Douglas Adams On a spectacular intergalactic mission ...
Chili Con Carnage (A Chili Cook-Off Mystery)

Chili Con Carnage (A Chili Cook-Off Mystery)

Spunky Chili Chick is Bland By: Kylie Logan Summer is heating up, as is the competition. Feisty and festive in ...
Sorry, Right Number

Sorry, Right Number

A Moody Collection of Vintage Stephen King By: Stephen King Plowing into a second one hundred hour work week with ...
A Farewell to Arms

A Farewell to Arms

Why Hemmingway's Great Classic Feels So Empty Author: Ernest Hemmingway Unfolding against the bleak landscape of the Italian front in ...