April 2020 favorites

April 2020

The April stories ordered solely on my personal tastes.

  1. ‘Witness For The Prosecution’ by Agatha Christie
  2. ‘An Error In Chemistry’ by William Faulkner
  3. ‘The Adventure Of The Norwood Builder’ by Arthur Conan Doyle
  4. ‘The Little Men’ by Megan Abbott
  5. ‘The Absence Of Emily’ by Jack Ritchie
  6. ‘The Case Of The Missing Will’ by Agatha Christie
  7. ‘The Chocolate Box’ by Agatha Christie
  8. ‘The Fascinating Problem Of Uncle Meleager’s Will’ by Dorothy Sayers
  9. ‘The Parker Shotgun’ by Sue Grafton
  10. ‘The Adventure Of The Cheap Flat’ by Agatha Christie
  11. ‘Miss Marple Tells A Story’ by Agatha Christie
  12. ‘The Veiled Lady’ by Agatha Christie
  13. ‘Billy’s Girl’ by Gordon Jackson
  14. ‘The Genuine Tabard’ by E.C. Bentley
  15. ‘The Queer Feet’ by G.K. Chesterton
  16. ‘The Coin Of Dionysius’ by Ernest Bramah

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‘The Adventure Of The Cheap Flat’ by Agatha Christie

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October 2019 favorites

October 2019

The October stories ordered solely on my personal tastes.

  1. ‘The Death Of Halpin Frayser’ by Ambrose Bierce
  2. ‘Rip Van Winkle’ by Washington Irving
  3. ‘Heat’ by Joyce Carol Oates
  4. ‘On The Hill’ by Elizabeth Spencer
  5. ‘In The Region Of Ice’ by Joyce Carol Oates
  6. ‘Ghost Girls’ by Joyce Carol Oates
  7. ‘The Heroine’ by Patricia Highsmith
  8. ‘High Lonesome’ by Joyce Carol Oates
  9. ‘The Nine Billion Names Of God’ by Arthur C. Clarke
  10. ‘The Swimmers’ by Joyce Carol Oates
  11. ‘The Tragedy At Marsdon Manor’ by Agatha Christie
  12. ‘Three Is A Lucky Number’ by Margery Allingham
  13. ‘La Moretta’ by Maggie Shipstead
  14. ‘The Doll’s Ghost’ by F. Marion Crawford
  15. ‘Afterward’ by Edith Wharton
  16. ‘The Leather Funnel’ by Arthur Conan Doyle

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July 2017 favorites

July 2017

The July stories ordered solely on my personal tastes.

  1. ‘Death And The Compass’ by Jorge Luis Borges
  2. ‘Why I Live At The P.O.’ by Eudora Welty
  3. ‘Cathedral’ by Raymond Carver
  4. ‘The Whole Town’s Sleeping’ by Ray Bradbury
  5. ‘Water Liars’ by Barry Hannah
  6. ‘A Case Of Identity’ by Arthur Conan Doyle
  7. ‘The Mystery Of The Spanish Chest’ by Agatha Christie
  8. ‘Coming Close To Donna’ by Barry Hannah
  9. ‘The Blind Man’ by D.H. Lawrence
  10. ‘Midnight And I’m Not Famous Yet’ by Barry Hannah
  11. ‘The Oracle Of The Dog’ by G.K. Chesterton
  12. ‘Even Greenland’ by Barry Hannah
  13. ‘Republica Y Grau’ by Daniel Alarcón
  14. ‘Good Boys Deserve Favors’ by Neil Gaiman
  15. ‘North Coast’ by Thomas McGuane
  16. ‘Trek’ by Barry Hannah
  17. ‘Cowardice’ by Abdeslam Boulaich

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