Monthly Archives: October 2013

Exotic Locales – Part II: Mesopotamia ~ D.J. McIntosh

I think of the way my books are written like a love affair conducted from afar. Two souls who are physically separated but whose hands stretch in their imaginations across thousands of miles to touch. The reason for this is … Continue reading

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Stage Fright or Murder by the Book ~ Joan O’Callaghan

It was totally serendipitous! My friend of many years, Jane Coryell, mentioned that she was designing the set for the Village Players in Waterdown, Ontario. Knowing my love of mysteries, Jane told me the play, Murder by the Book by … Continue reading

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Exotic Locales–Part I: the Great Firewall of China ~ Donna Carrick

As someone who was born and raised in a northern climate, I admit to feeling the not-so-occasional pull toward far-off beaches, where the sun shines daily and music is part of the air one breathes. We tourists tend to forget … Continue reading

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THIRTEEN IN PRINT! ~ M.H. Callway

Greetings Readers! The Mesdames of Mayhem’s first anthology, Thirteen, is now available in print form. A mere click on the cover on the right side of this screen will take you to Amazon where the book can be yours in … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Editor ~ Cheryl Freedman, October 8, 2013

Congratulations, writer. You’ve finished the first draft of your book. Mazel tov! Have a glass of wine, play with the dog, announce the joyous event on Facebook. It’s all sunshine and lollipops… …and then you start to read what you … Continue reading

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Readers on the Couch: Why do people love mysteries? ~ guest blogger Cecilia Dominic

First, a huge thank you to Donna Carrick for inviting me to write this post! As a psychologist and behavioral sleep medicine specialist, I hear the following three complaints most often in my practice: 1. I can’t sleep. 2. My … Continue reading

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THE GODDAUGHTER’S REVENGE and the Rule of Worst Thing ~ Melodie Campbell, October 1

THINGS I HAVE LEARNED IN LIFE: 1.) Men called Raoul are to be avoided. 2.) Coffee can solve a lot of problems, but it doesn’t help you sleep. 3.) It is a really bad idea to make financial decisions after … Continue reading

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