Need a good book for the festive season? You can’t go past Scarlet Stiletto: The Fourteenth Cut, a collection of winning stories from this year’s competition, edited by Phyllis King, and with an introduction by Christina Lee.
The 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and category-winning stories and authors for 2022 are:
Tuesday Jocks — Fin J. Ross
The Handbook of Steak Knives — Hayley Young
Life After Knife — Katherine Kovacic
Doppelgänger — Raina Han
The Surrogate — Jem Tyley-Miller
Armchair Detective — Maeve James
A Perfect Fit — Nellie Crawford
Alys — Natalie Conyer
The Florentine — Danielle Angeli
The Paynes Hill Murders — Kimberly Riskas
Underestimated — Catherine Craig
Accession — Brid Cummings
$7.95 as an e-book ePub and Kindle (aka mobi) from the publisher Clan Destine Press, Booktopia, Amazon, or iTunes. Thirteen earlier collections are also available here.