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THE MESDAMES LOVE A GOOD CHAT!

via The Mesdames love a good chat! The Mesdames visited Vanessa’s Picks this week. Click the above link to join our chat! Thanks to Mme Rosemary McCracken for sharing! Advertisements

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: MAY

 GREAT NEWS READERS! 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. The  2018 Arthur Ellis Awards … Continue reading

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TERRIFIC NEWS FROM ARTHUR ELLIS!

              Thursday, April 18th will be a night to remember for the Mesdames, with FOUR Arthur Ellis nominations for 13 Claws!! We were blown away to be so honoured! And we owe everything to … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: APRIL

HAPPY SPRING, READERS! April is an amazing month for Canadian crime writing and especially for the Mesdames. We don’t just emerge from hibernation – we ROAR! With spring comes spring cleaning. Our website is up to date thanks to the … Continue reading

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Sharing Irish Blessings

Originally posted on Joanne Guidoccio:
May the road rise to meet you, May the wind be always at your back, May the sun shine warm upon your face, The rains fall soft upon your fields and, Until we meet again,…

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: MARCH

HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY READERS!   Greetings Readers! Spring is in the air so we are sprucing up the Mesdames website.  Our overhaul will be done in stages, so stay tuned! Under Events and Workshops, you will now find the … Continue reading

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Mystery Mondays: Melodie Campbell on First Person

Originally posted on KRISTINA STANLEY:
I’m so pleased to host Melodie Campbell on Mystery Mondays today. Melodie was one of the first authors to connect with me when I started out. She’s generous with her advice.  She’s full of encouragement.…

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: FEBRUARY

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY READERS! February is a busy month for the Mesdames with the year’s first new book launch, lots of readings and events – and of course,  the Ontario Public Library Association’s annual superconference.   FIRST NEW BOOK OF 2018! Mme … Continue reading

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Mystery Mondays: Lisa de Nikolits on Chasing Her Muse

Originally posted on KRISTINA STANLEY:
It’s always a pleasure to host Lisa de Nikolits on Mystery Mondays. Not only is she a Canadian author, her enthusiasm and happiness always comes through. She’s got a great story to share with you…

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Sleepless nights on the crime beat

Originally posted on Moving Target:
Just as exploring the minds and motivations of dark characters may be disturbing for crime fiction writers, journalists covering cases of violent crime may find listening to court testimony unsettling. Jeremy Grimaldi The 10 months…

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