Short Story Review: A Craving For Carvings

by Dianne Ascroft A Short Story Review by Jackie Houchin You’ll find several things that are “craved” in Dianne Ascroft’s cozy short story mystery, such as a whole marketplace of delectable sweet baked treats on sale at the annual Fenwater Flavor Festival in town. And then there’s the craving of a whole day of just…

Short Story Review: The Affair at The Victory Ball

by AGATHA CHRISTIE, narrated by CHARLES ARMSTRONG A Short Story review by jackie Houchin The “Affair at the Victory Ball” is a classic Agatha Christie short story, told by two main characters: Hercule Poirot and Chief Inspector Japp. Poirot amazes with his intuitive thinking and Japp stands in awe, as always. Of course, after Poirot…