The results of this year’s Young Crime Writers’ Competition were announced at Keynsham Library and One Stop Shop on the evening of Monday 9th April.
The shortlisted eight stories were read out by the judging panel to the captivated audience.
The winner was Mo Kennedy (age 8) who was presented with a Bath Chronicle trophy, and a Kindle provided by the Police Mutual for her story ‘Paris Green’.
In second place was Harriet Whitmore (age 10).
In third place Lois Edwards (age 11).
Their prizes were books provided by Mr B’s Emporium of Reading Delights and book tokens from B&NES Library Service.
Runners up, all of whom received certificates, were Alice Edwards (age 7), Zachary Dallimore (age 9), Evelyn Shipp (age 12), Thomas Bradley (age 13) and Maddie Whitmore (age 13).