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

Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The

Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The

A Surprisingly Addictive Dark Mystery By: Stieg Larsson Well, I finally jumped on the “popular books” bandwagon, a contraption I ...
Stieg Larsson

Stieg Larsson

Stieg Larsson is the author of the Millennium trilogy which includes The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who ...
Potted Gardener, The

Potted Gardener, The

Revenge of the Green-Eyed Monster By: M.C. Beaton Agatha gets the green thumb – mostly from green envy when she ...
Collie's Sequel Excerpt

Collie’s Sequel Excerpt

It didn’t take long at all for her and Sarah to walk down the hallway to the stairway and carefully ...
Vicious Vet, The

Vicious Vet, The

Murder, Mayhem, and Romance! Author: M.C. Beaton In her second sleuthing adventure, Agatha is out to catch a man, and ...
French Pressed

French Pressed

A Bitter Brew for Joy Author: Cleo Coyle When Joy’s steamy affair with her illustrious boss, the famed chef Tommy ...
Bubbles All the Way

Bubbles All the Way

A Delightful, Comedic Cozy Mystery for Christmas Author: Sarah Strohmeyer In the sixth, and currently last of Sarah Strohmeyer’s screwball ...
The Bible: A Biography

The Bible: A Biography

A Toxic Panacea: A Made-Up History of the Bible Author: Karen Armstrong Karen Armstrong’s short, eight chapter opus, attempts to ...
Electric Angel

Electric Angel

A Very Human Supernatural Author: Sue Dent Anna Chadwick, pregnant with twin boys, is dying of cancer, and with her, ...
Travels in the Congo

Travels in the Congo

A Non-Emotional Version of Daily, Small History in French Colonial Africa Author: Andre Gide Travels in the Congo is a ...
Plague Year

Plague Year

Post-apocalyptic Nanotechnology and the Selfish Nature of Humans Author: Jeff Carlson Beginning with a Cormac Mccarthy like bleakness, Plague Year ...
Scripture and the Authority of God

Scripture and the Authority of God

Authority, History, and Tradition of Scripture Broken Down Author: N.T. Wright I grew up fundamentalist and deeply rooted in proof ...
N.T. Wright

N.T. Wright

N.T. Wright is a Bishop and Biblical scholar. He has authored many books on the subject/ ...
Decaffeinated Corpse

Decaffeinated Corpse

Murder is Certainly a Buzz Kill Arthur: Cleo Coyle When Ric Gostwick, elegant playboy and boyhood pall of Clare’s philandering ...
Two Dragons (Zaniyah Trilogy, Book 2)

Two Dragons (Zaniyah Trilogy, Book 2)

Enter a Land of Magic and Dragons Author: Kelly Ann Jacobson Left at a cliffhanger ending, the Zaniyah trilogy returns ...
Red Book of Primrose House, The

Red Book of Primrose House, The

Pru Parke, gardener extraordinaire and casual sleuth, has been invited to re-create the garden around the esteemed Primrose House, returning ...
Marty Wingate

Marty Wingate

Marty Wingate is the author of the Potting Shed mysteries and several non-fiction books about gardening ...
Wandering into Myths: Problems with the Protestant Church of Christ’s Theory of Apostasy and Restoration

Wandering into Myths: Problems with the Protestant Church of Christ’s Theory of Apostasy and Restoration

A Discussion Between Fundamentalism and Catholicism Author: Patrick Vandapool As a little bit of necessary background for this review, I ...
Patrick Vandapool

Patrick Vandapool

Patrick Vandapool was a preacher for the Church of Christ and later, after much soul searching, transitioned and became a ...
Mrs. Kaplan and the Matzo Ball of Death

Mrs. Kaplan and the Matzo Ball of Death

 A Tepid Start to a New Mystery Series Author: Mark Reutlinger Something’s brewing at the Rebecca Cohen Home for Jewish ...