Bloody Scotland Short Story Competition – The Shortlist

Rena George Crime Fiction, Writers 2 Comments

Six of the Best! If you’re a fan of crime fiction, short stories and great, exciting new authors, then you are in for a treat here. I’m delighted to introduce you to the finalists in the Bloody Scotland Short Story Competition. Six brilliant tales, each of them different, each of them excellent. They have been chosen from more than a hundred entries and you can read them all on the link above. Voting closes on August 21, so there’s still …

Kidnapped

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Does anyone remember Robert Louis Stevenson’s wonderful adventure novel, Kidnapped? It was published in 1886 as a ‘boys novel’. Well, I don’t know about that. I loved it. While my school friends were engrossed in the more gentile exploits of Anne of Green Gables, or up in the heady air of the Swiss mountains with Heidi, I was striding across the Scottish Highlands in the company of the dashing Alan Breck Stewart. I still have a copy of the novel …