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BREAKING NEWS: Our Cover for Our New Anthology

Ta Dah! Our Cover for In the Key of 13! We’re so excited to reveal our cover for the Mesdames of Mayhem’s fourth anthology, In the Key of 13,  to be published in the fall by Carrick Publishing.  Many thanks … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: JULY AND AUGUST 2019

Happy Summer, Readers! The Mesdames are taking it easy in July and August, gearing up for a super-busy fall with Word on the Street, the Women Killing It mystery festival in Picton, new book launches and many reading events. No worries: Our … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Two stories by Mme Sylvia Warsh

Big congrats to Mme Sylvia Warsh who received great publication news to add to Mesdames on the Move for June. After her story, “The Ranchero’s Daughter”, appeared on Otto Penzler’s 2018 long list of best mystery short stories,  Vautrin, a … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: JUNE

June is another super-busy month for the Mesdames with lots of events. We look forward to taking a break over the summer holidays to catch up on reading – and writing!   CONGRATULATIONS! Big hugs and congrats to Mme Melodie … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move: May 2019

MAY IS IN BLOOM! MAY is one of the most important months of the year for Canadian crime writing when Crime Writers of Canada announces the winners of the Arthur Ellis Awards for excellence in crime fiction. It’s also one … Continue reading

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MEGA CONGRATULATIONS!

Mme Melodie Campbell, our Queen of Comedy, hit it out of the park at the Arthur Ellis Short List Event on Wednesday, April 17th! Mel’s hilarious novella, The B-Team: The Case of the Angry First Wife (Orca Book Publishers) is nominated … Continue reading

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April Breaking News: Derringer Awards Finalist

Terrific News for Mme Sylvia Warsh Congratulations to Mme Sylvia Warsh! Sylvia’s short story “A Cabin in the Woods” has been named a finalist in the “Short Stories” Category for the 2019 Derringer Awards! You can read Sylvia’s story in … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move: April 2019

HAPPY SPRING TO ALL OUR READERS! April is an amazing month for Canadian crime writing and especially for the Mesdames. We don’t just emerge from hibernation – we ROAR! What’s more, April opens crime writing award season! And we’ve got plenty … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move: March 2019

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Dear Readers! Our Mesdames are going West this month to Left Coast Crime in Vancouver, B. C.  A number of our Mesdames and a Monsieur are participating in other events, as well as celebrating new stories … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move: February 2019

Happy Valentine’s Day! February is a busy month for the Mesdames with the year’s first new book launch, new events – and of course,  the Ontario Public Library Association’s annual superconference. FIRST NEW BOOK OF 2019! And Gina is back! … Continue reading

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