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The Debuts

CWA Author Caroline Carver

Winning the Debut Dagger by C J Carver

I entered the Debut Dagger on a complete whim.  Despite feeling buoyant having finished my novel Blood Junction, I was hesitating over the entry fee, convinced I’d never win, let alone get shortlisted.  It was only because a friend of mine said they’...

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