We want to thank everyone who participated in this year's competition. We had over 200 entries and the competition was tough. Hats off to our Judges who did a fantastic job again this year--you're all terrific in our book!
And now, without further ado:
The winners in the Mystery Times 2013 Writing Competition are:
Cyndy E. Lively for Negotiate in Good Faith
Selaine Henriksen for My Grandmother's Attic
John Jasper Owens for Man's Best Friend
Tom Irish for Martin Lenk
Wendy Sparrow for When Your Thieving Days are Over
Megan Green for Imprisoned
Georgia Ruth for Dear Courtney
And in Third Place: Faye Rapoport DesPres for Who Let the Cats Out
THIRD PLACE winner will receive a $25 Gift Card, featured placement in the book, and Buddhapuss Ink swag.
Second Place goes to: John Jasper Owens for Femme Fatale
And our First Place winner is:
Linda S. Browning for No Wake
FIRST and SECOND PLACE winners will receive a new Kindle, featured placement in the book, and Buddhapuss Ink swag.
ALL WINNERS will receive: two (2) copies of the finished book and the opportunity to “fast track” their next manuscript with our Editorial staff.
go to KC Sprayberry for An Ordinary House
Paula Gail Benson for Confidence in the Family
Honorable Mentions will appear as bonus stories in the Kindle edition of Mystery Times Ten 2013!