Have a criminal 2018

Wondering what to read in 2018? The answer is easy: Scarlet Stiletto: The Ninth Cut, the collection of winning stories from this  year’s short story competition, edited by Phyllis King.

It’s a superb collection of page-turning crime and mystery stories in which fabulous female protagonists solve – and sometimes perpetrate – all kinds of crimes.

It is a thrilling mixture of surprising and chilling tales featuring amateur sleuths, journalists, writers, spies, cops, librarians, crooks and killers.

These 13 award-winning stories will have you on the edge of your seat, will chill your blood and sometimes make you laugh out loud.

The categories and winners are:

FIRST Prize and Scarlet Stiletto Shoe: Rowena Harding-Smith

SECOND Prize & Best Film Idea: Lucy Kiff

THIRD Prize: Katie Mills

Body in the Library Prize: Narrelle M Harris

Body in the Library runner-up: Natalie Conyer

Malice Domestic: Maryanne Ross

Mystery with History: M J Tjia

Cross Genre: Christine Tondorf

Romantic Suspense: Julie Alavoine

Financial Crime: Rachel Smith

Disabled Protagonist: Suzanne Frankham

Great Film Idea: Lucy Kiff

Young Writer’s Prize: Ellen Vickerman

It won’t break the budget either. Just $4.21 direct from Clan Destine Press: Click here to purchase.