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THE MESDAMES 2021 YEAR END BOOK REVIEW

Happy Holidays, Dear Readers! What better way to enjoy December than to snuggle up with a terrific new book! The Mesdames and Messieurs of Mayhem are serving up a banquet of goodies: cozy crime, thrillers, whodunnits, noir, Sherlockania, romance and … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: DECEMBER 2021

Happy Holidays, Dear Readers! Wow! This past year has been a rollercoaster of book launches, short story publications and online events for our Mesdames and Messieurs And December is no exception. But in between the flurry of activities, we are … Continue reading

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SECOND GREAT NEWS FLASH! Melodie Campbell Signs Book Deal with Cormorant Books!

Mega Congratulations to Mme Melodie Campbell, our Queen of Comedy, who just signed with Cormorant Books to publish her new book, The Merry Widow Murders. Mel thanks Marc Cote at Cormorant and Brenna English-Loeb at Transatlantic Agency. In the Merry … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH! Melissa Yi’s Speakeasy Book Launch, December 1st, 7:30 pm

Big congrats to Mme Melissa Yi for her new book,  White Lightning, a Prohibition-inspired thriller. On December 1st at 7:30 ET, you’re invited to join Melissa’s virtual speakeasy launch party. Artisan distiller, Nathalie Gamache of Gin*Eco*Logic will teach you how … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: NOVEMBER 2021

Happy November, Dear Readers! New stories, ventures in the online world and events await you and our Mesdames and Messieurs. CONGRATULATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS Congrats to Melodie Campbell who is now a featured author on SleuthSayers blog every month. Check out … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH! Fun Facts about JANE BURFIELD

Jane is an award-winning author of short fiction. She loves to show the darkness that lurks behind the facade of sweet domesticity and respectability. Recently she is experimenting with writing for young adults. Her story, “There Be Dragons”, was a … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: OCTOBER 2021

Happy Thanksgiving and Halloween! This October, we give thanks and celebrate all the accomplishments of our members during these uncertain and sometimes spooky times. We also are excited for next year’s anthology and the continuing achievements of our collective in … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH! Fun Facts about Mme Rosemary McCracken

The Mesdames: Many readers know that you were a financial journalist, because Pat Tierney, the protagonist of your four mystery novels, and the financial crimes she comes up against were inspired by your work.  But you’ve had many other thrilling … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: SEPTEMBER 2021

Happy Fall, Dear Readers! The Mesdames have more exciting news popping up this September, including plans for a new anthology, more publications and recognition for members of our collective. ANNOUNCEMENTS New Anthology in 2022! We’re delighted to announce that our … Continue reading

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MESDAMES NEWS FLASH! WHEN WORDS COLLIDE STARTS THIS FRIDAY, AUGUST 13TH!

Jayne Barnard, Caro Soles, Melissa Yi and Madeleine Harris Callway are all participating in the When Words Collide virtual multi-genre conference from August 13 to 15th. Attendance at the conference is free but you must register through EventBrite and have Zoom on your computer. The conference is … Continue reading

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