Crime: First Chapters Shortlist

Crime: First Chapters Shortlist

Top 10 Crime: First Chapter Entries
(titles listed in no particular order)

Black Gully

The Good Friend

Dead in the Water


Dutch Courage


The Green Line

Death Assured

Neon Ghosts

The Murder Factory

Congrats to the 10 writers who made the shortlist.

The announcement of the winners and a highly commended will happen on our News page next week. So, pop back to see which made the cut. 

The NEW 2024 Plaza Short Story Prize (5000 words max) is open to enter. Judged by Vanessa Onwuemezi. 1st prize: £1,000. Deadline: 3oth April 2024.