First Place: the Job at Dobson’s by David Bonnett

Second Place: Ben Garrett Saved My Life by Sally Curtis

Third Place: The Draugr by Robert Campbell

Highly commended: No One Wants to be Second Best by Sue Smith and A Struggle for Words by Fiontan Fleming.

First Prize for best local entry: The Draugr, Robert Campbell

Second Prize for best local entry: White Rose, Genevieve Flintham

Highly commended local entries: The Bookmark, Nikki LLoyd and On the Border, Robert Campbell

Huge congratulations to the winners and to all the short- and long-listed authors, and thanks to everyone who entered and supported this competition.

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