Cozy Flash: “Elizabeth and the Egg-Laying Rooster”

The swordsman said, “Fetch me the rooster.” And his daughter obeyed. Elizabeth left the castle quickly and crossed the street in her search. She knew which rooster he meant—the great, black rooster, almost as large as she was, with one eye green and the other gray, that lived in the house on Tumble Hill on … More Cozy Flash: “Elizabeth and the Egg-Laying Rooster”

Cozy Review: “Smith of Wootton Major”

It would be absurd in the extreme to consider anything by J.R.R. Tolkien “forgotten.” This is a man whose every note, fragment, and grocery list has been published and developed into a movie trilogy or TV series. Nevertheless, I think the novelette “Smith of Wootton Major” deserves more recognition from us lovers of cozy fantasy. … More Cozy Review: “Smith of Wootton Major”