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NEWS FLASH! Meet the Mesdames at When Words Collide, Aug 13 to 16th!

Greetings Readers! IT’S OFFICIAL!! TEN Mesdames will be presenting on several panels at the wonderful multi-genre festival, WHEN WORDS COLLIDE!  Now you can see and hear the Mmes in action – and to ask them questions at the end of … 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: 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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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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2018: WOW WHAT A YEAR!

Happy New Year Readers! In 2018, the Mesdames of Mayhem came into their own. We had a truly fabulous year: a major new venture, awards and critical recognition and many book and story publications. We’re looking forward to another terrific … Continue reading

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CONTEST ANNOUNCED FOR IN THE KEY OF THIRTEEN!

    Announcing our second short story contest for Canadian writers previously unpublished in the genre of crime fiction. The winning story will be included in our fourth anthology, In the Key of Thirteen, to be published in 2019. Check … Continue reading

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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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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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