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

All Hallows

All Hallows

The Last Halloween Author: Christopher Golden A small, seemingly innocuous neighborhood in Coventry Massachusetts is preparing for a night of delightful ...
Prodigal God, The

Prodigal God, The

A New Look at a Beloved Parable Author: Timothy Keller We’re all familiar with the story of the prodigal son. It’s ...
Biblical Theology, Volume 1: The Common Grace Covenants

Biblical Theology, Volume 1: The Common Grace Covenants

A Look at Covenants in the Bible: the Adamic and Noahic Author: Jeffrey J. Niehaus For the last several months, I’ve ...
Mind of the Raven

Mind of the Raven

An Inconclusive, Narrow Look at Ravens Author: Bernd Heinrich When I was a child, I was addicted to nature and wildlife ...
What Moves the Dead

What Moves the Dead

Something Devastating at Usherland Author: T. Kingfisher Something strange is happening in the countryside of Ruritania. The stagnate lake glows ...
Last Tale of the Flower Bride, The

Last Tale of the Flower Bride, The

The Door You Might Not Open, and You Did Author: Roshani Chokshi He has spent his life living in and studying ...
Cults: Inside the World’s Most Notorious Groups and Understanding the People Who Joined Them

Cults: Inside the World’s Most Notorious Groups and Understanding the People Who Joined Them

What Makes a Cult Leader; what makes a follower? Authors: Max Cutler and Kevin Conley Max Cutler (the founder of Parcast) ...
China Room, The

China Room, The

Love, Duty, Betrayal, and Society Author: Sunjeev Sahota It’s 1929 – Punjab, India. There is political unrest, but for Mehar, a ...
Stolen Heir, The

Stolen Heir, The

The Stolen Heir Jude and Cardan still hold the throne of Elfhame. It’s been eight years since the final, bloody ...
Nightbitch

Nightbitch

A Sickening Praise of "Artistic" Child and Animal Abuse Author: Rachel Yoder An avant-garde artist becomes a mother, then she becomes ...
Nuremberg Trial, The

Nuremberg Trial, The

A Surprisingly Dull Treaties on International Law Authors: Ann & John Tusa Ann and John Tusa teamed together to create The ...
The Inner Life of Cats: The Science and Secrets of Our Mysterious Feline Companions

The Inner Life of Cats: The Science and Secrets of Our Mysterious Feline Companions

The Story of Augusta Author: Thomas McNamee As a feline enthusiast and official crazy cat lady (seriously, I have 8 cats ...
How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories

How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories

Prince Cardan's Childhood Author: Holly Black In the in-between land while fans processed the conclusion of The Queen of Nothing and ...
Hell Bent

Hell Bent

Journey to Hell for Redemption Author: Leigh Bardugo What do you do when your mentor and secret crush is literally in ...
How to Sell a Haunted House

How to Sell a Haunted House

When The Puppets Come Out to Play Author: Grady Hendrix The Joyners had the appearance of a happy, successful family, but ...
In Cold Blood

In Cold Blood

A Surprisingly Banal Representation of Murder Author: Truman Capote A sleepy Kansas town, where families safely leave their doors unlocked. Where ...
Prisoner, The

Prisoner, The

An Unbelievable Thriller Author: B.A. Paris It began in the dark, in fear. But it didn’t start that way. Amelie married ...
Walking Alone

Walking Alone

27 Bizarre Little Bites Author: Bentley Little Short stories aren’t my go-to in general. I prefer the length and depth of ...
The Twenty: One Woman's Trek Across Corsica on the GR20 Trail

The Twenty: One Woman’s Trek Across Corsica on the GR20 Trail

One Woman's Struggle Against Nature & Age Author: Marianne C. Bohr Marianne Bohr has always been consumed by proving herself. Retirement ...
Rape of Nanking, The

Rape of Nanking, The

An Untold Story Finally Brought to Light Author: Iris Chang After reading Pearl S. Buck’s Dragon Seed, a novelization of the ...