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

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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A Year and a Day

A Year and a Day

Growing up in the Shadow of Suicide Author: Leslie Pietrzyk Fifteen-year-old Alice must cope with the after effects of her ...
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myhappylife

My Happy Life

 Sublimity in Corruption Author: Lydia Millet Abandoned in an asylum, eating toothpaste and plaster to hold back starvation, our unnamed ...
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Blackberry Pie Murder

Blackberry Pie Murder

Hannah Kills: A Gritty Attempt at Lake Eden Cozy Homicide Author: Joanne Fluke In the 17th Hannah Swenson mystery stories ...
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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

A Timeless, Chilling Science Fiction Classic Author: Jack Finney The classic 1955 novel that spawned two major motion pictures and ...
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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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twentythousandleagues

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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