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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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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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HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM THE MESDAMES!

  This year, 2016, was another terrific year for the Mesdames with several new books and short stories published! We love our readers – we wouldn’t be here without you. There’s no greater reward than hearing: “I loved your characters – I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Music, Music, Music…and Books ~ by Catherine Astolfo

“She looks like a jigsaw puzzle with a couple of pieces gone.” What does this tell you about the character of a woman who thinks this about her friend? (Especially since that friend has just careened off their balcony to … Continue reading

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Anticipating Bouchercon ~ Rosemary McCracken, September 17

Tomorrow I head south to Albany, N.Y., for a four-day crime fiction immersion at Bouchercon. The granddaddy of all mystery conventions, Bouchercon’s full moniker is the Anthony Boucher Memorial World Mystery Convention, in honour of the late U.S. writer, reviewer … Continue reading

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