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NEWS FLASH: MEET MIKE MARTIN!

The Mesdames of Mayhem were delighted when the new national crime writers conference was announced. And we’re also delighted to speak to Mike Martin about the Maple Leaf Mystery Conference. Mike is the author of the award-winning Sgt. Windflower mystery … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move: April 2022

HAPPY APRIL, DEAR READERS! April not only begins awards season but also offers new opportunities for growth and exciting new ways the Mesdames can reach out to you, dear readers. Cat Mills has two new films, Lynne Murphy‘s collection of … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH! Save the Dates May 24 to 28, 2022

Announcing the virtual Maple Leaf Mystery Conference from May 24 to 28th. Registration is open and only $25 and if you register now, you may get a cool, free tote bag. Here’s the link: https://bit.ly/3KnlSzT This is a wonderful opportunity … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: MARCH 2022

It’s a March to Spring, Dear Readers! While the last of winter ebbs to spring, things are definitely opening up again. On offer is a yummy potluck of Lynne Murphy’s stories, an eye-opening discussion of the pros and cons of … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH: Six Mesdames Have Stories in the Upcoming Crime Writers of Canada’s 40th Anniversary Anthology

CONGRATULATIONS! Out of 46 submissions to the special 40th Anniversary Crime Writers of Canada’s Anthology: Cold Canadian Crime, the stories from five Mesdames and one Monsieur have been selected as part of the 21 stories in the anthology. Cold Canadian … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH! Fun Facts about Sylvia Maultash Warsh

Sylvia Warsh is the Edgar award-winning author of the Rebecca Temple series of crime novels. She was born in Germany to Holocaust survivors. Listening to her mother’s stories, sparked a life-long interest in history, especially WW2. Sylvia writes both crime … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: February 2022

February Brings Love, Dear Readers! Have we got a boxload of goodies for you this February! Books, podcasts, a play, a super webinar to get you reading and writing short stories, a hilarious but wise take on writing and more … Continue reading

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WOW WHAT A YEAR 2021 – PART 2!

Greetings Readers! As promised, here is Part Two of our annual round-up for 2021. The Mesdames were incredibly busy in cyberspace taking part in conferences, book launches, readings and interviews. We launched new regular features this year: Fun Facts About…to … Continue reading

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WOW WHAT A YEAR 2021 – PART ONE!

HAPPY NEW YEAR, DEAR READERS! The Mesdames and Messieurs of Mayhem had a fabulous year in 2021 in print and cyberspace. We accomplished so much the past year that once again our annual review is in two parts. Part One … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: JANUARY 2022

Dear Readers It’s a Brand New Year! Our Mesdames and Messieurs are already hard at work to bring you a new anthology later this year. And we look forward to a year of new publications, webinars and other events each … Continue reading

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