The winners of CrimeFest’s Flashbang 2014 contest were announced live at Crimefest on 16 May 2014. We were delighted that two of the three winners were able to receive the news of their success at the end of the Crime Writing Day which formed part of their prize. The full results are published below. Thanks to everyone who entered, congratulations to the winners and runners-up, and to all those who made the shortlist, and the longlist. You can read every one of these stories by clicking on its title below.