The Crime Writers’ Association

Margery Allingham Short Mystery Competition 2022


Scott Hunter

Locked In

Only able to see and hear, with communication limited to blinks or finger-taps, Helen aged 101 is at the mercy of a killer. A bed-bound stroke victim, she still has use of her brain and elegantly turns circumstances in her favour.

The judges felt this was a wholly original story beautifully carried through.

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