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56 Days

56 Days

Author(s): Catherine Ryan Howard

Location(s): Dublin

Genre(s): Mystery, Fiction

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No one even knew they were together. Now one of them is dead.

56 DAYS AGO
Ciara and Oliver meet in a supermarket queue in Dublin and start dating the same week COVID-19 reaches Irish shores.

35 DAYS AGO
When lockdown threatens to keep them apart, Oliver suggests they move in together. Ciara sees a unique opportunity for a relationship to flourish without the scrutiny of family and friends. Oliver sees a chance to hide who – and what – he really is.

TODAY
Detectives arrive at Oliver’s apartment to discover a decomposing body inside.

Can they determine what really happened, or has lockdown created an opportunity for someone to commit the perfect crime?

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Author: Tina Hartas

The novel is set around a rather soulless, new-build set of flats in the Harold’s Cross area of Dublin 6. It is a complex called The Crossings that is all polished chrome, glass and...

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A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

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First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

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