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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: JULY and AUGUST

Greetings Readers! The Mesdames are taking it easy in July and August, gearing up for a super-busy fall with Word on the Street, the Women Killing It mystery festival in Picton, new book launches and many reading events.   No … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: JUNE

Greetings Readers! June is another super-busy month for the Mesdames with loads of reading events,  publication news. But first, the biggest news for 2018: 13 CLAWS WINS THE ARTHUR ELLIS!!!   Thursday, May 24th was   Carrick Publishing’s night! For … Continue reading

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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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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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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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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: JANUARY

HAPPY NEW YEAR! The Mesdames are looking forward to a busy year in 2018 with new book launches, conferences, readings and events. Our most exciting news first: Mme Donna Carrick announces an wonderful new venture for Carrick Publishing: podcasting! Dead … Continue reading

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Mesdames Abroad Part 4

On Location…in the west of England, long ago… In Part 4 of our travel series, Melodie Campbell, our Queen of Comedy, tells us how travel lead to a haunting and inspiring setting for her comic time travel novel, Rowena Through … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: SEPTEMBER

WE’RE BACK!! And Fall 2017 is going to be hot and super busy for The Mesdames. BIG NEWS! Our first Big News item: 13 Claws, our latest anthology is going to press! We have received a wonderful endorsement from renowned Canadian … Continue reading

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Mesdames Abroad Part 3: Follow Your Love

This is the third in our series of travel blogs by the Mesdames. This month we feature Mme. Caro Soles, whose most recent novel, A Friend of Mr. Nijinsky, was published this spring. Here  Caro shares her  passion for opera and … Continue reading

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Mesdames Abroad- Part One

Welcome to our new series of travel blogs, Mesdames Abroad, looking at different destinations with a writer’s eye. This month we feature Mme. Catherine Dunphy and her experience running a Scottish bookshop. A retired journalist (do journalists ever really retire?), Cathy is the author … Continue reading

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