The Crime Writers’ Association

Short Story Dagger 2022

Shortlisted


Bryony Pearce

Changeling

From: Criminal Pursuits: Crime Through Time

Edited by: Samantha Lee Howe

Published by: Telos Publishing

    In Bryony Pearce’s ‘Changeling’ all Anna craves is her child back in her arms. She sees him playing in the playground with a woman pretending to be his mother. It feels like everyone is against her and denies Anna the son she knows is hers by right. But the desire for motherhood leads Anna down a dark path…

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