Category Archives: Awards/Achievements

2020: WOW WHAT A YEAR – Part One!

Happy Much Better New Year Readers! Anno horribilis, AKA 2020, started out with the Mesdames’ normal busy schedule of book promotions, conferences and teaching. Then wham – COVID hit! Left Coast Crime San Diego ended after only half a day … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move: November 2020

What a Busy Month, Dear Readers! As if October wasn’t exciting enough with the first month of our Zoom Book Launch Marathon and the launch of A Grave Diagnosis anthology on Halloween, November just might be even busier.  Our authors … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move: July/August 2020

GREETINGS READERS! Summer is here and it’s a scorcher. All the more reason to curl up with a great book, a cool drink and take it easy in the shade. And that’s exactly what the Mesdames will be doing for … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Mesdames on the Move: February 2020

Happy Valentine’s Day, Dear Readers! Our momentum continues through February with more new books, readings and honours! Congratulations! Big congratulations to Mme Caro Soles who is now a member of the Executive Council of the International Crime Writers Association. The … Continue reading

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Meet the Women who Love Murder: A CBC Gem Short Doc featuring the Mesdames of Mayhem

In October, 2019, the day before the release of our fourth anthology, In the Key of 13, (Carrick Publishing) the Mesdames were honored to be the subject of a truly wonderful CBC Gem Short Documentary video. Only 15 minutes long, … Continue reading

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2019: WOW WHAT A YEAR!

Happy New Year Readers! The Mesdames of Mayhem had an absolutely stellar year in 2019. We were the subject of a CBC documentary: Meet the women who love murder | The Mesdames of Mayhem. We launched our fourth anthology, In … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move: December 2019

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM THE MESDAMES! Although 2019 is winding down the Mesdames are still making news. This year we had two huge highlights: the very successful launch of our fourth anthology, In the Key of 13 on October 26th and … Continue reading

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