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

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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Twins and Virgins (Hot Pleasures)

Twins and Virgins (Hot Pleasures)

A Short Story of Losing Virginity Author: Vonnick de Rosmadec Twins and Virgins is a short, erotic story about two eighteen ...
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There Goes the Bride

There Goes the Bride

First Comes Love, then Comes Marriage, then comes Murder, and No Baby Carriage Author: M.C. Beaton Perambulating around the library, ...
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Never Ceese

Never Ceese

Do Two Wrongs Make a Right? Author: Sue Dent Bound together on a final mission, a vampire and a werewolf ...
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Love, Deadly Love

Love, Deadly Love

Victorian Mansions and Ghost Phones Author: Dorothy Bodoin Attempting to move past the amplifying foreboding brought on by her ninth-grade ...
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Mulch (Gardening Mysteries)

Mulch (Gardening Mysteries)

Uncovered Mysteries Author: Ann Ripley Louise Eldrich, the wife of a secret CIA agent and a stay-at home mom, is ...
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I Dreamed of Africa

I Dreamed of Africa

Hold Fast to Dreams Author: Kuki Gallmann Recovering from a car crash that killed many of her friends, still in ...
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Satan's Snowdrop

Satan’s Snowdrop

The Dance of Death Author: Guy N. Smith La Masison des Fleurs – The House of Flowers. A centuries old, ...
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The Virgin Suicides

No Use in Staying on this Holocaust Ride Author: Jeffrey Eugenides “Virgin suicide What was that she cried? No use ...
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Hawke's Point

Hawke’s Point

Searching for Redemption Author: Mark Willen Jonas Hawke is a retired lawyer, a recovering alcoholic, and a mourner for his ...
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Death of a Garden Pest: A Gardening Mystery

Death of a Garden Pest: A Gardening Mystery

Horticulture and Homicide Author: Ann Ripley Recovering from her near-death experience at the hands of a murderer who felt she ...
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