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

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 ...
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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 ...
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Marty Wingate

Marty Wingate

Marty Wingate is the author of the Potting Shed mysteries and several non-fiction books about gardening ...
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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 ...
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Patrick Vandapool

Patrick Vandapool

Patrick Vandapool was a preacher for the Church of Christ and later, after much soul searching, transitioned and became a ...
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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 ...
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Mark Reutlinger

Mark Reutlinger

Mark Reutlinger is the author of Made in China and Mrs. Kaplan and the Matzo Ball of Death ...
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Quiche of Death, The

Quiche of Death, The

Agatha's First Cozy Mystery Author: M.C. Beaton Agatha Raisin, pushy PR firm leader extraordinaire, is ready for early retirement and ...
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Beast Rising

Beast Rising

Lake Monsters, Legends, and Booze Author: Gregg Almquist Laird Mention, our enigmatic narrator, is leaving an asylum where he has ...
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Forever Richard

Forever Richard

The Ties that Bind: Un-cursed and yet Lost Author: Sue Dent Released from their curses by their faith in God, ...
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nancy drew and the hidden staircase

Nancy Drew and The Hidden Staircase

Cozy Mystery with Ghosts, a Mysterious Mansion, and Hidden Passages Author: Carolyn Keene Nancy Drew, young woman and expert sleuth, ...
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Murder Most Frothy

Murder Most Frothy

When Exclusive Summer Retreats Turn Deadly Author: Cleo Coyle For Clare Cosi, manager of the Village blend, it’s a joyous ...
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Overwinter: A Werewolf Tale

Overwinter: A Werewolf Tale

How Far Would you Go for Redemption? Author: David Wellington Cursed for life by the man who killed her father ...
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Death of a Political Plant

Death of a Political Plant

Muckraking with the Fishes Author: Ann Ripley The third novel in Ann Ripley’s Gardening Series mysteries finds Louise Eldrich, wife ...
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Wildest Ride, The (Hot Pleasures)

Wildest Ride, The (Hot Pleasures)

A Quickie Story in a Pleasure Palace Author: Vonnick de Rosmadec Nineteen-year-old Florence arrives at Ghislaine’s mansion of pleasures for ...
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Murder 101

Murder 101

Spice Up Your Love Life with a Little Murder Author: Maggie Barbieri Alison Bergeron certainly has enough on her plate ...
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Maggie Barbieri

Maggie Barbieri

Maggie Barbieri is the writer of the cozy mystery Murder 101 series. She is also a freelance writer ...
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Nancy Drew and the Secret of the Old Clock

Nancy Drew and the Secret of the Old Clock

A Tepid Start to the First in a Childhood Favorite Series Author: Carolyn Keene Recently having acquired a nearly complete, ...
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Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple Mysteries)

Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple Mysteries)

Everyone Has a Reason to Murder Colonel Protheroe Author: Agatha Christie In Agatha Christie’s first Miss Marple mystery, the sanctity ...
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Nest

Nest

The Adventures and Pain of Growing Up: A Story of Tragedy and Repair Author: Esther Ehrlich Naomi “Chirp” Orenstein is ...
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