Frances Carden

About Frances

Frances has 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 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

Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, The

Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, The

“Give me a girl at an impressionable age and she is mine for life.” Author: Muriel Spark A novel about ...
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Drought

Drought

When a Drought Reveals the Thirst for Power Author: Graham Masterton What would you do if the government cut off ...
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Nocturnal Offerings

Nocturnal Offerings

Take a Ride on the Wild Side Author: Alan Draven Nick Kubrick, myth debunker and famous Bitternest disc jockey, is ...
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Twenties Girl

Twenties Girl

The Roaring Life Author: Sophie Kinsella Lara Lington is less concerned with the burial of her 105 year old Great ...
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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Classic Science-Fiction Adventure Author: Jules Verne Vengeance, adventure, mystery, and science combine together in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, ...
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Hyde

Hyde

How far would you go to find yourself? Author: Vince Churchill A serial kidnapper and suspected rapist, the elusive Mr ...
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Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

"Then Fall, Caesar." Author: William Shakespeare A classical tale of treachery, Julius Caesar concentrates on Marcus Brutus, the great betrayer, ...
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My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind

My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind

An Intimate Look at One Man's Anxiety Disorder Author: Scott Stossel As someone who was diagnosed with OCD (Obsessive Compulsive ...
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Hunchback of Notre-Dame, The

Hunchback of Notre-Dame, The

The Violence of Beauty Author: Victor Hugo The Hunchback of Notre-Dame is a macabre story, concentrating on lust, rape, obsession, ...
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Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness

Dissection of a Dark Heart Author: Joseph Conrad An iconic tale of greed, imperialism, and racism, Heart of Darkness captures ...
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Killing Cupid

Killing Cupid

Ain't Talking About Love: Valentine's Day Murder Author: Laura Levine With a waning checking account and a demanding, tuna loving ...
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Death of a Neighborhood Witch

Moldering Mansions and Deadly Romances Author: Laura Levine With romance in the air and skeletons in the closet, Jaine finds ...
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Deliverance

Deliverance

Civilization verses Survival Author: James Dickey A story mostly held famous due to the movie, specifically the “squeal like a ...
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Search Sweet Country

Search Sweet Country

Magical Realism and Linguistic Experimentation Author: Kojo Laing An inventive and sprawling story, Search Sweet Country is a piece of ...
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Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies

Explorations of Savagery and Civilization William Golding Disaster and the absence of law shows us, ultimately, what we really are ...
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Service With a Smile

Service With a Smile

Another Hilarious Wodehouse Adventure Author: P.G. Wodehouse Being amazingly burned out right now (the old sick-of-life, why does everyone expect me ...
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Dreamweaver Road (Zaniyah Trilogy, Book 1)

A Weave of Secrets and Magic Author: Kelly Ann Jacobson A combination between a medieval fairytale and a young adult ...
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Dragons of a Lost Star: War of Souls Trilogy, Volume Two (Dragonlance)

Return to Krynn: A World in Trouble Authors: Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman Returning to a tumultuous world in flux, ...
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Inimitable Jeeves

Inimitable Jeeves

A Fast Paced Comedy Read Author: P.G. Wodehouse The victim of a long-bumpy commute with an ever more ill-tempered pickup, ...
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Poisonwood Bible, The

Poisonwood Bible, The

Kingsolver's Compelling Congo Author: Barbara Kingsolver My lifelong obsession with all things relating to Africa in general and the ferocious ...
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