The Plaza Crime: First Chapters Prizewinners (Top 3)
Judged by No 1 Crime Bestseller, Sam Blake.
1st: The Hour of Our Death by Michael Lynch (UK)
‘Well written and well paced with a great sense of location, intriguing characters and chapter 1 opens with a cracking line.’ SAM BLAKE
2nd: The Grey Zone by Anne Manson (UK)
3rd: Flex by Rudy Thauberger (Canada)
‘Great energy with a cast of broken characters heading for greater disaster.’ SAM BLAKE
Big congrats to our Top 3 winners.
If you didn’t win this time, there will be another Crime: First Chapters comp in January 2024.
Why not enter our NEW Science Fiction / Fantasy (5000 word max.) with literary agent, and Director of the Soho Agency, Ben Clark, as judge. Top prize: £1,000. Deadline: 30th June, 2023.