Thanks to everyone who entered and voted in the contest! The challenge was to write a story in 50 words.
The winner, chosen by reader vote:
Our husbands died soon after. So untimely. So wealthy.
She loves Caribbean islands with Adonis arm candy. I prefer a Rolls-Royce and freedom.
Yearly, we visit their graves with our undying gratitude, and plastic flowers.
MarnieBut Marnie! You entered so anonymously that we don't know how to get in touch with you.
Where do we reach you? And would you like a signed book or chocolate? Please let us know by emailing:
Again, thanks to everyone who entered and commented: it was interesting to read everything, and very surprising to me that the readers agreed so much!