The Crime Writers' Association

Short Story 2014

John Harvey
Fedora by John Harvey in Deadly Pleasures
winner
Severn House

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A private investigator is persuaded to look into an old relationship between a photographer and a model with disastrous results.

Judges comments

An unusually convincing take on the private eye story, with everything from the title to the strongly noir ending in place. Extremely well written.