Author Archives: mesdamesofmayhem

Mesdames on the Move: May 2020

RECOGNITION TIME, DEAR READERS! May is awards season for the Mesdames. And we have three Mesdames’ nominees for awards. Although physical events aren’t taking place, we are looking forward to some exciting online announcements coming up. Our Mesdames have also … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH: Bony Blithe Short List 2020!

Mme Cheryl Freedman sends a long-awaited message to our readers! Pandemic or no pandemic, Bony Blithe is delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2020 Bony Blithe/Bloody Words Light Mystery Award. So without further ado, here are five books that … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH: THIRTEEN NOW ON FREE E-READS!

Greetings Readers! For anyone impacted by the COVID 19 situation, the book industry is on board to help! The Mesdames of Mayhem are thrilled to offer our very first anthology of crime stories, Thirteen, (Carrick Publishing).   With huge thanks … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH! The First Two Pages by Sylvia Warsh

Greetings Readers! As you know, The Mesdames’ latest anthology, In the Key of 13, is centerstage on Art Taylor’s blog, The First Two Pages! Art invited three Mmes to reveal the craft behind the first two pages of their stories … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move: April 2020

HAPPY SPRING TO ALL OUR READERS! And it will be one to remember. April opens crime writing award season! Many Mesdames and Monsieurs have entries in this year’s Arthur Ellis Awards. Good luck, everyone! The  2020 Arthur Ellis Awards Shortlist … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH! The First Two Pages by Lynne Murphy

Greetings Readers! Our April newsletter, Mesdames on the Move, will be up soon, but first a News Flash! The Mesdames are being highlighted on Art Taylor’s blog, The First Two Pages! Art Taylor is a critically acclaimed author of short … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH! The First Two Pages by Rosemary McCracken

We are highlighted on Art Taylor’s blog, The First Two Pages! Art Taylor is a critically acclaimed author short crime fiction, the winner of multiple Agatha, Macavity and Derringer awards. In 2019, he won  Edgar Award for Best Short Story. … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH: Cancellation due to Corvid-19

Dear Friends, Fans and Readers, Crazy times with a pandemic raging round the world – and through Canada, caused by a new virus, Corvid-19. Noir at the Bar Toronto, originally scheduled for March 26th, is now postponed.  Our April events … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH: More March events!

Three great news items from Mme Rosemary McCracken! Rosemary’s story, “A Weekend in Lisdoonvarna” is published by King’s River Life Magazine in honour of St. Patrick’s Day and all things Irish. You can read Rosemary’s chilling tale here. On Thursday, … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move: March 2020

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Happy Spring, Dear Readers! We are delighted to announce two new members have joined the Mesdames. A number of our Mesdames are participating in events. One of our Mesdames is now represented by a prestigious US … Continue reading

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